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What are the complications in gestational diabetes?
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Many
Diabetes can affect the developing baby throughout the pregnancy.
In early pregnancy, a mother's diabetes can result in birth defects and an increased rate of miscarriage. Many of the birth defects that occur affect major organs such as the brain and heart. During the 2nd & 3rd trimester, a mother's diabetes can lead to over-nutrition & excess growth of the baby.

In brief: Many
Diabetes can affect the developing baby throughout the pregnancy.
In early pregnancy, a mother's diabetes can result in birth defects and an increased rate of miscarriage. Many of the birth defects that occur affect major organs such as the brain and heart. During the 2nd & 3rd trimester, a mother's diabetes can lead to over-nutrition & excess growth of the baby.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine
In brief: Gestaional diabetes
Complications of gestational diabetes include but not limited to big babies (macrosomia), neonatal hypoglycemia, and respiratory distress syndrome.

In brief: Gestaional diabetes
Complications of gestational diabetes include but not limited to big babies (macrosomia), neonatal hypoglycemia, and respiratory distress syndrome.
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