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.
"I feel like I'm making a difference."
Smoking during pregnancy is one of the top causes of health problems for babies, so why are 10 per cent of women still doing it?
Experts say it's important to encourage women to improve their lifestyle well before they begin planning a family.
Pregnant women might want to consider eating fish oil tablets and probiotics to help lower their babies' risk of getting allergies.
The elderly and pregnant women are most vulnerable to listeriosis.
Vulnerable people, including pregnant women, have been warned to avoid eating the fruit.
Some women with the condition avoid pregnancy or consider termination.
"I'm trying to be fine with it, but I'm kinda sad."
New research shows following a low carb diet in pregnancy may lead to a 30 percent increased risk of birth defects
For many endometriosis sufferers who undergo a hysterectomy to relieve symptoms, the results are disappointing.