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How would pregnancy affect women who already have diabetes?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

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
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Tendency sugars up

Pregnancy requires more calories meaning increased blood sugar levels.
So tight control is necessary to prevent big babies.

In brief: Tendency sugars up

Pregnancy requires more calories meaning increased blood sugar levels.
So tight control is necessary to prevent big babies.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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