Women on the Choice Mom discussion board are talking to each other this week about dealing with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). About 1 in 10 women find out eventually, often when they are unsuccessfully trying to conceive, that they suffer from PCOS, which is largely a hormonal imbalance.
Pre-eclampsia leads to high blood pressure and swelling during pregnancy. I had a friend who suffered from it, and it wasn’t pretty. Pregnancy nutrition is an important part of avoiding it.