Fetal macrosomia — Overview covers risk factors and complications related to delivering a large baby.
Being obese during pregnancy can pose health risks for you and your baby. Get the facts about obesity and pregnancy.
When it comes to gaining weight during pregnancy, there's no one-size-fits-all approach. Here's help gaining the right amount of weight.
Tests and diagnosis
Biophysical profile — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.
Glucose challenge test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this gestational diabetes screening test.
Glucose tolerance test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this diabetes blood test.
Nonstress test — Overview covers definition and results of this prenatal test.
Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.
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