Diabetes and pregnancy

Blood sugar key to pregnancy

New research has established a strong link between a pregnant woman's blood sugar level and health risks to her newborn.

Gestational diabetes and your baby

Diabetes mellitus may have very serious consequences for the unborn baby. The chances that a mother with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus loses her baby, is greatly increased.

Gestational diabetes explained

Gestational diabetes is a condition that occurs during pregnancy and can lead to serious complications. Both mother and child also have an increased risk to develop diabetes later.

Diabetes ups birth complications

Nearly half of women with diabetes prior to pregnancy have a potentially-avoidable C-section and their babies are twice as likely to die as those born to women without diabetes.

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