Gestational Diabetes Early Pregnancy Birth Defects

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Gestational diabetes is something that only appears while a woman is pregnant. However, even though it disappears after the baby has been delivered, there are some concerns that should be addressed. One of the most common issues that women face with gestational diabetes is birth defects with their babies.

Babies who are born to women with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk of developing childhood obesity. This could increase their chances of developing many health concerns as they grow. It is also possible that they are larger when they are born, which could damage their shoulders as they pass through the birth canal.

One-of-the-most-common-issues-that-women-face-with-gestational-diabetes-is-birth-defects-with-their-babiesAnother issue that babies face is a risk for developing type 2 diabetes. It is also possible that the baby is born with low blood glucose levels because of the extra insulin that the baby’s body makes before it is born. This could mean that the baby has breathing problems when it is born.

The best thing that a woman can do when she has gestational diabetes is to monitor and manage her blood sugar levels. Doing so will help to regulate the insulin production in both her body and the baby’s. This can help lower the risk of many of the birth defects that are possible with this condition.

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