Pregnancy

All About Gestational Diabetes

If you’re pregnant or have had a child, you probably remember the glucose test to measure your blood sugar and check for gestational diabetes. A condition that affects up to 10 percent of pregnant women each year in the United States, gestational diabetes causes high blood pressure and affects how your cells use sugar.

There is good news and bad news when it comes to gestational diabetes. The good news is that many women can manage it by eating well and exercising (and taking medication, if needed) to keep both mom and baby healthy. In most cases, blood sugar levels return to normal after delivery, however, it can lead to excessive birth weight and early delivery for babies as well as a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and obesity later in life for moms.

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What Happens When You’re Pregnant and Positive

Even though Clinic Sofia has not had many patients who are pregnant and have tested positive for Covid-19, some are inquiring about the possibility – what would happen, what they would need to do and the potential impact on baby. Some good news was shared recently by researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, who […]

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Pregnancy and Pandemic Updates

You may have heard that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently added pregnancy to its list of conditions that put people at greater risk of serious illness from the coronavirus. We want to acknowledge that these are stressful times and reassure you that Clinic Sofia continues to take measures with your utmost safety in mind.

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Pregnancy During a Pandemic

Dr. Amy Hammers navigated pregnancy during a pandemic along with her patients and shared her experience prior to delivery.

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Giving Birth During a Pandemic

COVID-19 first appeared on Molly Bukoskey’s radar screen when her two-year-old son was hospitalized in January for RSV and pneumonia, but the thought that she would be delivering a baby during a global pandemic really hit home when she started to hear about the restrictions New York hospitals were placing on partners in the delivery room and overall visitors.

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Life after Baby: The Unexpected

While most postpartum manuals focus on babies, “Unexpected” examines the issues many new parents struggle to talk about: stitches, C-section recovery, cramping and bleeding, pooping and peeing, sex, birth control, mental health, bonding and the various ways to feed babies.

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We use Fairview Southdale Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital for labor, delivery and surgical procedures.

Edina

  • Clinic Sofia OBGYN, PA
  • 6545 France Ave South, Ste 490, Edina, MN 55435
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Maple Grove

  • Clinic Sofia OBGYN, PA
  • 15679 Grove Circle North, Maple Grove, MN 55369
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