By Linda N, Special to CAW Brooklyn, NY – “In case I don’t come back or make it, please make sure that my baby is sent to my mother,” said Sharon to her friend, as she passed on her barely 4-month-old baby to her, preparing for the admittance into the hospital. Sharon’s mind roamed as […]
Gestational diabetes and a healthy baby? Yes. It can be a scary diagnosis, but it’s one that’s fairly common.
Nearly 10 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. are affected by gestational diabetes every year. So know that you’re not alone. And know that it doesn’t mean that you had diabetes before you conceived or that you will have diabetes after you give birth. It means that, by working with your doctor, you can have […]
Amber Isaac Photo: Courtesy Bruce McIntyre/The City By Irin Carmon, NY Mag On April 17, 26-year-old graduate student Amber Isaac tweeted, “Can’t wait to write a tell all about my experience during my last two trimesters dealing with incompetent doctors at Montefiore.” Her partner, Bruce McIntyre, told The City that throughout her pregnancy, Isaac had […]
By Marilyn Silverman Your doctor has wonderful news for you—you’re pregnant. Both you and your partner happily count the days until you will welcome a tiny baby girl or a tiny baby boy into your domestic abode. But that happy day might be darkened with sadness and tragedy if you are a minority woman due […]