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gestation

a. the development of the embryo of a viviparous mammal, between conception and birth: about 266 days in humans, 624 days in elephants, and 63 days in cats
b. (as modifier): gestation period
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3) Kindregan & McBrien, supra note 2, at 178 (describing gestational carrier process); cf.
And so we did this study, where we directly compared Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women, and we found that, first of all, Aboriginal women do have higher rates of gestational diabetes, at least twice as high and maybe more.
Gestational parents who mistakenly received the embryo of another couple may be willing in some cases to relinquish the child to the genetic parents and have no further role in rearing.
The study enrolled more than 1,000 Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy between 2008 and 2011.
Barbara Young, chief executive of Diabetes UK, said: "It is well established that gestational diabetes is a serious health issue that can cause birth defects, stillbirth and complications for the mother.
Diabetes UK added that women trying to conceive should keep a healthy weight to lower the risk of gestational diabetes.
From baseline to the second trimester oral glucose tolerance test --when the gestational diabetes diagnosis was made--women in the intervention group gained slightly less weight than did those in the control group (2.
Women are usually screened for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy, but the condition may be screened for earlier if a woman is at higher risk of having it," says Andrew Bremer, MD, PhD, a program director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the institute.
IDF figures also showed that the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region has the second highest prevalence of gestational diabetes worldwide.
Pregnancy has been under-recognized as an important time period that can signal a woman's greater risk for future heart disease and this signal is revealed by gestational diabetes, Gunderson said.
Al Ain: Majority of pregnant women with gestational diabetes in the UAE have a low level of knowledge of the food that have the potential to increase their blood sugar, said UAE researchers.