Risks Of A Diabetic Pregnancy | High Blood Sugar Effects On Baby


Today we’re talking about the Risks Of A Diabetic Pregnancy and High Blood Sugar Effects On Baby.

​If you have diabetes in pregnancy, one of the things you’re probably wondering is what effect high blood sugar has on the baby. I have five answers to that which will help you gain more clarity about the short and long-term effects that having gestational diabetes will have on your baby.​

Did you know that having high blood sugar in pregnancy has an effect on your baby, not just now, but sometimes all through childhood and even lifelong.

When you have diabetes in pregnancy, it’s so important for you to follow your diet, have regular check-ins with your provider, and keep your glucoses under the best control possible.

You might be feeling shocked, ashamed, or scared that you won’t be able to to change your diet enough to make a difference for you and your baby. But the truth is you are not alone. In my daily practice, I’ve worked with hundreds of women just like you who are trying to conquer gestational diabetes. And I know what it takes.

There’s no need to go it alone or feel ashamed or scared.​

Have a great week,
Dr. Tracy

P.S. – If you want to know more about gestational diabetes diets, grab your free copy of my PDF cheat sheet that helps you decide which diet will best for your journey with diabetes in pregnancy: http://drtracypapa.com/dietguide/

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