Throughout your pregnancy, you’ll want to know how your baby is growing. I had had my fair share of pregnancy weight gain with my three previous pregnancies and experienced the fun of delivering a 9 pound, 2 ounce bouncing baby boy. Summary effect estimates were calculated for factors examined in multiple studies. Advocates say the shift to the new test would mean better prenatal care to reduce complicated births that can harm mothers and babies and dramatically drive up medical problems and costs. Asymmetric or secondary IUGR is characterized by the head and brain being normal in size, but the abdomen is smaller. A normal BMI is taken into consideration to be anywhere from 18.5-24.9. If you do have hypertension, then your doctor will often do ultrasounds and nonstress tests to make sure that your baby is doing well.
Gestation diabetes targets the women with higher weight than average and those women who do not exercise regularly run a risk of developing this type of diabetes