Tag: gestational diabetes

Pregnancy and physical exercise

Swimming and pregnancy

Doing some sport is highly recommended during pregnancy, since it is beneficial both for maternal and fetal health and helps reducing the risk of suffering labor and delivery complications.

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Gestational diabetes

Having gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes occurs when the pregnant woman’s body does not produce enough amounts of insulin, which is necessary to reduce the increase in glucose levels that happens during pregnancy.

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28 weeks pregnant

Glucose test during pregnancy

It’s the last week of the seventh month of pregnancy. The baby is practically fully formed, but his lungs need to mature a bit.

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High-risk pregnancy

Guidelines in a high-risk pregnancy

A high-risk pregnancy is considered as possible complications for the mother and the foetus. An exhaustive medical control is needed throughout gestation and, in many cases, psychological support for the couple.

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