Gestational diabetes and your diet during pregnancy


As if expectant mamas don't have enough to worry about, add a type of diabetes that can make an appearance during pregnancy!

During a webinar on gestational diabetes led by Ilona Pulis, a registered dietitian, various topics were discussed to help individuals better understand and manage this condition. Ilona highlighted that gestational diabetes is becoming increasingly common among pregnant women, with statistics showing a significant rise in the number of cases in the last decade and a a higher-than-average incidence in Malta and Gozo.

The webinar covered several important topics related to gestational diabetes, including the screening...


Pro-tip Series: Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy

For our first post from our Pro-tip Series, MyMama has met (virtually, of course!) with resident Gynaecologist & Obstetrician Ms Christine Zammit Zerafa MD, MRCOG, EFOG-EBCOG, MSc Radiography (Ultrasound) to talk about a condition that pregnant women should be aware of.


Ms Christine Zammit Zerafa - Gestational diabetes and pregnancy


What is gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes (or its scientific term, gestational diabetes mellitus, GDM) may be defined as a disorder in the metabolism of carbohydrates, which develops for the first time during pregnancy.

2-5% of pregnancies are complicated by diabetes, mostly due...


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