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Will peds want me to deliver my baby a couple weeks early with my gestational diabetes?
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Dr. Jay Park
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In brief: No
Newborns born to diabetic mothers are at higher risk to develop respiratory distress syndrome especially when delivered before full-term. Please be aware that estimation of due date has a margin of error of 1-2 weeks.

In brief: No
Newborns born to diabetic mothers are at higher risk to develop respiratory distress syndrome especially when delivered before full-term. Please be aware that estimation of due date has a margin of error of 1-2 weeks.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. James Ferguson
Your OB will be following babies condition & size and may bring in your Peds early to plan delivery. Some Babies who are getting quite large are more likely to need IVs of glucose after delivery. Be aware that Premi like lung disease can occur even up to term in IDM babies, so all will be monitoring you well given these risks. Most deliver with few if any problems.
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