Managing and treating gestational diabetes is essential in protecting your baby
By Dr Tan Shu Qi, Consultant and Associate Professor Tan Thiam Chye, Visiting Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Gestational diabetes can be kept under control and you can enjoy a healthy pregnancy and baby. Here’s what you need to know about managing gestational diabetes mellitus, or GDM, and how your baby will fare if you’re diagnosed:
GDM can increase the risks of your baby developing these conditions:
5 Things to Know About Gestational Diabetes
Just because you have GDM doesn’t mean that your pregnancy will have complications. GDM is temporary and often resolves after childbirth. You can protect your baby too by taking these active steps to manage your gestational diabetes:
Related: 4 Steps To Keep GDM Under Control
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