Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes is often diagnosed in women during their childbearing years and can affect the health of both the mother and her unborn child. Poor control of diabetes during pregnancy increases the chances for birth defects and other problems for the baby. It can cause serious complications for the woman, also. Proper health care before and […]

22.04.2013 · Filled under: Pregnancy · Tags: , , , , · No Comments »
Project designed to prevent pre-term births in at-risk recipients

Project designed to prevent pre-term births in at-risk recipients

When babies are born too early, they are more likely to have serious health problems or to die.  To combat this problem, the Alabama Medicaid Agency is teaming up with the state’s maternity care providers to reduce the number of premature, or pre-term, births among Medicaid-eligible women. The two-year project, which began February 1, is […]

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Twins On The Way: Do I Have To Have A Cesarean?

Twins On The Way: Do I Have To Have A Cesarean?

If you are pregnant with twins, your chance of a Cesarean birth is greater than if you were pregnant with a single baby. A C-section occurs when your babies are delivered through an incision created in your abdomen and uterus. The surgery can be scheduled by your obstetrician or may be unexpected, unplanned, or an […]

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Products That Are Dangerous When Pregnant

Products That Are Dangerous When Pregnant

Pregnant women should pay great attention to the cleaning agents they use at home because the baby growing inside their womb is vulnerable to toxic household products. Certain chemicals may have adverse effects on the development of the fetus, especially at a time when the baby’s organs are still in the development stage. Here are […]

21.04.2013 · Filled under: Baby Health, Education, Pregnancy · Tags: , · No Comments »
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