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Friend's baby was 10lb4oz (9days late) no gestational dm any health risk to baby?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics

In brief: Shouldn't be

Health risk will now depend on lifestyle as the child grows up.

In brief: Shouldn't be

Health risk will now depend on lifestyle as the child grows up.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice

In brief: NORMAL BIG BABY

>10# is a big baby and diabetes in the mother is (was) a good possibliity but not necessary.
The pediatricians and nurses will monitor the baby's blood sugar for a short time until stable. Usually there is no long term risk to the baby.

In brief: NORMAL BIG BABY

>10# is a big baby and diabetes in the mother is (was) a good possibliity but not necessary.
The pediatricians and nurses will monitor the baby's blood sugar for a short time until stable. Usually there is no long term risk to the baby.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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