You are not alone if you feel stressed since you became pregnant. Some mothers feel troubled and guilty for feeling unhappy during their pregnancy. Getting help will make you feel better, and there is a lot of support on offer.
If you are diagnosed with pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy), you will need to stay in the hospital so that your blood pressure can be checked often, for your safety and that of your baby.
Choose gentle forms of exercise such as swimming, stretching, low-impact dancing, gardening and housework. Brisk walking, jogging or stationary cycling are suitable up until you are six months pregnant.
To understand the impact of gestational diabetes on the foetus by investigating gene expression and DNA methylation to look for epigenetic perturbations that may lead to an unfavourable outcome in the offspring.