Learn the facts of diabetes and pregnancy
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Hi everybody! I'm Melanie Raposo and welcome to Mommy's Minute, affecting about 1 in 200 women in the United States, pre-existing Diabetes can be a significant challenge to any woman trying to conceive and increase the risk of complications during pregnancy. A study show that baby deaths were four times greater for woman with diabetes, also babies born to diabetic women are twice as likely to have major birth defects. Women who have diabetes are strongly encourage to visit their doctor first before deciding to have a baby, so that there diabetes can be controlled and properly managed to prevent health risks to their baby. During pregnancy your blood sugar levels will be monitored through frequent blood test and if your body is not producing enough insulin then acid levels will begin to build up in your blood and could lead to miscarriage. Also women who have Diabetes need the advice to have a scissorian birth because they have a higher risk of having larger babies weighing over 10 pounds. However, if there are no health complications, then a Diabetic woman should be able to deliver a baby vaginally. Hi everybody! I'm Melanie Raposo and welcome to Mommy's Minute, affecting about 1 in 200 women in the United States, pre-existing Diabetes can be a significant challenge to any woman trying to conceive and increase the risk of complications during pregnancy. A study show that baby deaths were four times greater for woman with diabetes, also babies born to diabetic women are twice as likely to have major birth defects. Women who have diabetes are strongly encourage to visit their doctor first before deciding to have a baby, so that there diabetes can be controlled and properly managed to prevent health risks to their baby. During pregnancy your blood sugar levels will be monitored through frequent blood test and if your body is not producing enough insulin then acid levels will begin to build up in your blood and could lead to miscarriage. Also women who have Diabetes need the advice to have a scissorian birth because they have a higher risk of having larger babies weighing over 10 pounds. However, if there are no health complications, then a Diabetic woman should be able to deliver a baby vaginally.

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