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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.
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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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