While you are happy learning you are carrying a little one (or two) inside you, you may be dismayed when you hear you have gestational diabetes (GDM). Suddenly, everything doesn’t seem as rosy anymore. Well, that was how I felt. And when the nurses and doctors warned me on the dangers and reprimanded me on my diet made it even worse. Feeling so inadequate, I tried to control my diet and exercise daily to avoid taking insulin. In the end, though, I had to bow to the inevitable and take insulin for the next few months.
For pregnant mommies, the number one thing continuously on the mind would be the state of the unborn child: whether it is OK, happy, distressed, etc. We would not be able to know this unless we have Superman’s x-ray vision … oh wait, that would not help either.
Watercress is an excellent way to add antioxidants and various other beneficial nutrients to your pregnancy diet. This dark green and leafy plant is native to Europe and Asia and is also known by its botanical name Nasturtium officinale.
Even in one of the world’s favourite places to catch some rays – the Mediterranean – low levels of vitamin D are common during pregnancy, according to a new study. Presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Dublin, the study’s findings…
A 65-year-old grandmother in Germany prematurely gave birth to quadruplets in a Berlin hospital this week. Fortunately, the three boys and girl, despite being premature at 28 weeks, were in good health with a strong chance of survival…
SINGAPORE: An extra infant passenger appeared on an Air Canada flight from Calgary to Tokyo on Mother’s Day. Canadian Ada Guan was two hours into the flight on May 10 when she had severe...
There’s nothing more painful and intense in the world than childbirth labor pains. That’s why it’s said that women have a higher pain tolerance than men. Men take childbirth for granted — but have you ever wondered how it would feel for men to give birth?
A New Jersey woman received shocking news regarding the paternity case for her twin girls; it turns out they have different fathers. The information was revealed after the woman sought child support payments from a man she thought was the father. A DNA test was later done and she discovered that her daughters, who were born in 2013, have different fathers.
We often times think of motherhood as something that is only done by people who are in their early 20’s (if not even before that) but the fact of the matter is more and more women are giving birth to children later in life.