Everything You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes

Jun 25, 2019 9:03:22 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy, Women's Issues

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With all the changes that come with pregnancy, particularly hormonal, changes in insulin can cause gestational diabetes.

This condition can affect the mother and the baby but usually goes away after giving birth. However, for the remainder of the pregnancy, there are things that can be done to manage the condition and reduce the effects.

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Your Body After Birth: Summer Activities for You and Your Baby

Jun 11, 2019 8:38:44 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy

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Bringing your baby into the world is both an exciting and challenging time. Overcoming physical changes, healing your body, and mental recovery are all obstacles  you will face as a new mom. However, you also have a new bundle of joy in your life.

There are some crucial steps you should take to recover your physical and mental health after giving birth, as well as aid in the healing process. And remember, it's important not to get too overwhelmed—you need to allow yourself room to make some mistakes on your new journey of motherhood!

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Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Pregnancy and Dessert

Jun 5, 2019 7:34:09 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy

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Summer is almost here, which means picnics, backyard cookouts, and get-togethers with family and friends. These gatherings will most likely include plenty of tasty food and sweet treats—from ice cream and popsicles to delicious cakes and candy that can leave us feeling happy and content after a meal.

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During Pregnancy

May 28, 2019 8:24:26 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy, Women's Issues

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Among all the excitement that comes with being pregnant and preparing to welcome your child into the world, there are also a lot of challenges and stressors to overcome during pregnancy.

For some, the lack of control or readiness both during pregnancy and after provides a great amount of stress. There are also numerous physical side effects, body changes, and hormone changes that many have trouble coping with.

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Pregnancy After 35: Age and Fertility

May 7, 2019 7:37:03 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy

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Did you know that as women age, fertility starts to drop?

Today, many women are now waiting until their 30s to conceive. While the timing of when to start a family is a personal decision, as women age, it can become more difficult to conceive and pregnancy may be considered high risk.

When deciding to have children in your mid-30s or later, it’s essential to understand how age affects your fertility and what medical technologies and treatments can do to help.

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