Around 5-10 per cent of women are affected by gestational diabetes.
The blood type and Rh factor of a pregnant woman and the father of her baby has all kinds of implications for their unborn child.
Dr Chaniece Wallace passed away from pre-eclampsia complications.
"Do your research," said Matthews. "There's lots of new research out."
"Made it through another day" was my internal mantra.
"She just can't seem to control herself when the cravings hit."
"We hope that our painful story can raise awareness about IC and prevent other couples from experiencing the heartbreaking loss that we endured."
While the chances of acquiring syphilis, despite the spike, are still relatively low, it's still important to exercise caution.
Many women don't know using cannabis during pregnancy poses risks to the baby.
Nothing could transform my debilitating nausea and vomiting into something remotely bearable.
No one knew for sure how her drugs combined with pregnancy, so like millions of other women, she had to wing it.
When Jessica's 'mummy tummy' didn't go away months after giving birth, she realised that something was wrong.
In addition to unbearable itching, ICP can cause a toxic environment in the womb that can be dangerous to the growing baby.