Complications in the Mother Due to Gestational Diabetes

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Written by Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan, MD  | Medically Reviewed by dr. reeja tharu, M.Phil.,Ph.D on Feb 05, 2020
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Complications in the mother due to Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetic women belong to high- risk pregnancy group, hence should be monitored closely during the entire course of pregnancy upto couple of months after delivery. Some of the complications in diabetic women as compared to non-diabetics are –

  • Spontaneous abortion
  • Frequent urinary tract infections
  • Vaginal candidiasis
  • Pregnancy- induced hypertension
  • Hydramnios or excess amniotic fluid
  • Chorio - amnitis, which is a type of infection of the chorion and the amniotic membranes of the placenta
  • Prolonged labour, operative difficulties
  • Post -puerperal sepsis, an infection upto 42 days after delivery
  • Post partum hemorrhage, which is excess bleeding following delivery

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Gestational diabetes is cause when body should be able to use its insulin more effectively. This is condition mostly found in pregnancy. Therefore, always be aware of diabetes in pregnancy.

According to my experience Gestational diabetes diet is very helpful to control it.This is very simple way to control diabetes.

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Plese give the normal range of blood sugar level during pregnancy and what should be the range of blood sugar?

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