Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that affect our hormones. Hormones are the normal chemical signals that is involved with every system of the body. Endocrine disruptors have been linked to infertility, stillbirths, endometriosis, a problem with the development of babies during pregnancy and young children. Endocrine disruptors are chemically added to plastics, personal care products, cleaning
How to Make Exercise in Pregnancy Safe Exercise during pregnancy has a positive effect on your health and the developing baby. Women who exercise during pregnancy experience less back and pelvic pain, lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, better diabetic control if they already have diabetes, and a lower risk of complications during labour.
How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes is the most frequent complication in pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance causing hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar) that starts during pregnancy. Of the 700,000+ women who give birth in England and Wales each year, 30,600 developed diabetes during pregnancy (i.e. 4.3% of all pregnancies)