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What is gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. If a pregnant woman has never had diabetes before pregnancy, but experiences high blood glucose levels during pregnancy, she will be diagnosed with gestational diabetes. How does someone get gestational diabetes? Researchers are still uncertain as to what causes gestational diabetes, but it is…

What is a high-risk pregnancy?

A high-risk pregnancy is a pregnancy involving any potential complications that could harm the mother and/or baby. Certain factors that make pregnancies high-risk include: Maternal age under 17 or over 35 Maternal medical conditions (such as gestational diabetes, maternal hypertension, preeclampsia, obesity, and infection) Fetal conditions Multiples (twins, triplets, etc.) A history of obstetrical complications….