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Wanting to know of other mums personal experiences with gestational diabetes in pregnancy, when you test positive. I’ve done 2 tests with fasting 2 hr every pregnancy this is my 4th pregnancy and they want to test me twice again. I have tested negative everytine apart from larger babies nothing else is wrong during pregnancy. I have very large placentas and thick umbilical cords. #1 4kg to #2 was almost 5kg and #3 early at 4.5kg #2 & 3 csection and #4 will be c-section.

Posted by anon, 18/09/13

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  • It’s good that your doctor is onto it and checking everything to make sure it’s all going to plan


  • there are some good comments here


  • Your medical team is doing a great job in looking after you and your baby, be guided by them, hopefully you won’t have any complications.


  • Diagnosed at 3 months pregnant, and to be honest, I was quite happy to follow all the recommendations and diet etc, as even then I ended up on insulin, Dread to think what would have happened if I had not paid attention!! Also I found ever since then I have eaten far more healthily than before pregnancy, plus I was told by the specialist I would most certainly be diabetic after the birth, but I tested normal!


  • Sorry I can’t help u here


  • I would follow your obstetrician’s advice as it can be serious for both the baby and you.


  • Some good advice there below.


  • My daughter hated all of those tests but did them as otherwise I think the stress is worse


  • No GD here, but I hope your pregnancy is going well!


  • Hope all is going well with your 4th pregnancy


  • how are you going with it


  • How are you going with it?


  • Hope everything goes well for you


  • Hope everything went well for you


  • My sister in law developed it with her 4th pregnancy but all is okay now.


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