usually the goal, but sometimes, it just doesn’t come to fruition.
American pregnancy divulged that any baby that comes before the 37-week mark is considered to be premature. Having a premature little one can create more health issues for them, like jaundice and lung problems. With all of that, it’s crucial to know that sometimes, it has nothing to do with the mother, the baby just decides to come early.
Bleeding, early ruptures, and a weaker cervix can be amongst the concrete causes for an early birth. If you end up bringing your bundle of joy into the world ahead of schedule, you have to consider exactly how early they are and consult with your doctor. Of course, professional physical care for your child will be a part of the process, but maintaining your emotional and mental wellbeing matters too. Journaling, a support system, and therapy can help.
During my third trimester, I was told I would need to be tested for gestational diabetes. I freaked out because I knew my diet had been different over the last several months and that I had been eating more than usual.
Basically, gestational diabetes has to do with how your cells use sugar, according to MayoClinic. If your blood sugar is too high, it can affect your health, as well as your child’s.
Black women are more at risk for this form of diabetes, along with Asian, Latina, and Native women. Thankfully, this condition isn’t permanent, although it can lead to type 2 diabetes. It can be managed by diet, exercise, and regular testing.
Anyone can experience anemia, “which is when there aren’t enough