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What is honeymoon period for diabetic after delivery?
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Dr. Susan Wingo
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In brief: Hormone swings
During pregnancy, weight gain and gradual hormone changes cause women with diabetes to need steadily increasing mounts of insulin.
Immediately after delivery, abrupt hormone changes can mean women need little to no Insulin for up to 48 hours. By 2-3 days after delivery, women typically need just a little more Insulin than they needed before pregnancy due to leftover weight gain.

In brief: Hormone swings
During pregnancy, weight gain and gradual hormone changes cause women with diabetes to need steadily increasing mounts of insulin.
Immediately after delivery, abrupt hormone changes can mean women need little to no Insulin for up to 48 hours. By 2-3 days after delivery, women typically need just a little more Insulin than they needed before pregnancy due to leftover weight gain.
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