Why Depression During Pregnancy Could Mean Diabetes & More Parenting News from the Past Week

September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016: here’s the past weeks top parenting news brought to you by Sitter.com, including how depression during pregnancy could be linked to diabetes, women who regret their decision to have children, Ivanka Trump talking motherhood, work-life balance, and politics and how a new study reveals a connection between early menopause and heart disease.

Depression During Pregnancy Could Mean Diabetes

— Based on a recent study, depression and gestational diabetes tend to develop together. The Parent Herald also points out that postpartum depression could be triggered by gestational diabetes.

Recent Study Shows Unhealthy Diet in Pregnancy Can Harm Child for Life

— Recent studies show that high-fat and sugary diets can contribute to ADHD and behavioral problems for your child. — FOX 24 WGXA

I Miss My Old Life: Women Reveal their Regrets About Having Children

— According to this Independent.co.uk article mothers who participated in a study admitted that they had regrets about having children. Although they love their children, they don’t feel happy.

Postpartum Depression: A Look at What Mothers Need to Know

The Sitter.com Blog takes a look at PPD and what causes it and things mothers can do to control and hopefully prevent it.

Early menopause linked to heart disease

— A new study reveals that women who get menopause earlier in life have a greater risk of coronary heart disease. — International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Ivanka Trump Talks Motherhood, Work-Life Balance And Politics

— Donald Trump’s daughter campaigned in Colorado on Thursday, trying to reach women voters. The mother of three talked about balancing her business while raising young ones. — CBS Denver

Babysitting a Newborn for the First Time? These 12 Tips Are For You!

— Childcare expert Martha Scully provides her insights on handling newborns. Parents and nannies need to read this article. — The CanadianNanny.ca Blog

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