Will Gestational Diabetes Hurt Baby

Date: 2011-02-14
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Gestational diabetes is a condition that is characterized by high levels of blood sugar during the second of the pregnancy. If not treated on time gestational diabetes can impact the health of the new born .The chances of a baby being born with diabetes are extremely rare particularly in cases where the mother has gestational diabetes. The high blood sugar levels can cause the baby to be larger than normal at the time of birth also there is a chance that baby can be born with low blood sugar or hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is a serious but treatable problem. Watch this video to know how gestational diabetes can impact the health of the baby.