Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Feb 14, 2011
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.
All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.