Complications during pregnancy can cause alarm and anxiety for those experiencing them. One such complication is Gestational Diabetes. Learning you have Gestational Diabetes can feel overwhelming and make you feel you are not in control. This does not have to be the case though. Controlling Gestational Diabetes involves the help of your healthcare provider along with help from you. Learn all about Gestational Diabetes and how you can help yourself in the Gestational Diabetes article.
Heather Shabestari, BS, IBCLC, CEIM, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a Certified Educator of Infant Massage (CEIM). Her lactation training was completed through University of California, San Diego and an 8 month internship at Kaiser Permanente's outpatient lactation department.