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A 28-year-old female asked:

i haven't gotten out of bed or stopped crying since a diagnosis of gd on thursday. is this a normal response? so defeated. worried about a stillbirth.

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Peripartum depressed: While GD (gestational diabetes) is not a gr8 diagnosis & does increase the risk of stillbirth, it is not fated or certain. In the right hands, GD can be treated & the majority of babies are born with minimal complications. See an endocrinologist. Is this your first child? Have you had GD b4? How far along are you? Your other symptoms sound like peripartum depression. Discuss w/ your Gynecologist.

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