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Side Effects Of Insulin During Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Yes for mom and baby: Type 1 diabetes mellitus is associated with a number of risks including DKA if poorly controlled. There's also an increased risk of preeclampsia which might require early delivery. Babies have higher risk of birth defects, abnormal size, breathing problems even if born near term. It's always best for someone who needs Insulin to see an expert before trying to conceive (ttc) for her sake and baby's. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have GD, diagnosed at 24 weeks, was insulin resistand pre pregnancy.control GD with diet,numbers are in range.do i still need to deliver before 39w?
Not necessarily: If your blood sugars are well controlled and there are no other complications, you do not neccesarily need to deliver before 39 weeks just because of gestational diabetes. Your OB will be watching closely and let you know is there is a reason for early delivery. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more
Helps/not harms baby: Insulin (i) carries glucose through cell walls so its can be used. The (i) u take/make stays in your body controlling your blood sugar while baby actually begins to make its own during pregnancy. If your blood sugar level stays too high, baby makes xs (i)& puts away the xs sugar as enlarged organs. At delivery babies xs (i) can drive their blood sugar down to 0 & require iv's.Keep your level nl. ...Read more
I'm diabetic.I'm planning for pregnancy.What is perfect hba1c shoud I have before conception.I had insulin pumb?
What causes FSH to decrease in PCOS? Insulin/total, free testos. normal. Don't want pregnancy yet, suggest tests/treatment.
PCOS: The underlying cause of PCOS is unknown although genetics and weight are important factors. FSH stays low and LH is usually high leading to an imbalanced production of Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone. If overweight weight loss is crucial. Typically menstrual cycles are controlled with birth control until you are ready to try and get pregnant. ...Read more
I have come off the contraceptive pill 2 weeks ago since then I feel nauseas sense smell is hightened negative pregnancy test cold this be sideffects?
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