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
Glucose challenge test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this gestational diabetes screening test.
Nonstress test — Overview covers definition and results of this prenatal test.
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