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Type 1 diabetic with IVF quads. Now preeclampsia. What is prognosis for her and babies at 32 weeks?
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In brief: Infants of...
...Diabetic mothers tend to have less mature lungs for gestational age, so they may be at higher risk than other 32-week quadruplets.
A lot depends on how good the diabetic control is.

In brief: Infants of...
...Diabetic mothers tend to have less mature lungs for gestational age, so they may be at higher risk than other 32-week quadruplets.
A lot depends on how good the diabetic control is.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Collin Smikle
The other issue is that the medications used to improve lung maturity will affect her diabetic control as well so she will need to be managed carefully by a perinatologist.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Both can do well
The outcome for premi's at 32 wks depends on a blend of baby factors & the staffing at the delivery hospital.
Avoid delivery in a smaller facility.Delivery with neonatologist & neonatal nurses standing by with movement to the nicu for stabilization & initial assessment permits a smoother process & decreases the risks involved in premi care.Delivery helps mom stabilize & recover.

In brief: Both can do well
The outcome for premi's at 32 wks depends on a blend of baby factors & the staffing at the delivery hospital.
Avoid delivery in a smaller facility.Delivery with neonatologist & neonatal nurses standing by with movement to the nicu for stabilization & initial assessment permits a smoother process & decreases the risks involved in premi care.Delivery helps mom stabilize & recover.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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