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How is gestational diabetes outcome correlated to polyhydramnios?

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Dr. Michael Carson
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In brief: High Sugars Cause It

If mom's blood sugar is high, the baby's is too.
The same way high sugars cause an adult to urinate more, this high sugar. Causes the baby to make more urine, and the baby's urine is what makes up the amniotic fluid.

In brief: High Sugars Cause It

If mom's blood sugar is high, the baby's is too.
The same way high sugars cause an adult to urinate more, this high sugar. Causes the baby to make more urine, and the baby's urine is what makes up the amniotic fluid.
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