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A 24-year-old female asked about a 11-year-old male:
hi doctor ,
is it ok for a woman who has diabetes to become pregnant and have a child with good health?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Yes you can: Any pregnant woman can have normal healthy baby
keep your diabetes under control and follow your OB/GYN s advice.
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sometimes...but: Diabetes is a challenge any day but during a pregnancy it can be difficult for both mom & baby. If she stays in good control the baby can be healthy. If her blood sugars run too high the baby's organs overgrow and store the excess and baby is at risk of birth defects.
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Last updated Oct 23, 2017
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