Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy is the high blood sugar content that is first diagnosed in female during pregnancy. This condition occurs when sufficient insulin is not secreted during pregnancy which results in the increased blood sugar level.

Causes Of Gestational Diabetes:

You have higher chances when you:
  • Are older than 25 when you are pregnant
  • Have a family history of diabetes
  • Gave birth to a baby that weighed more than 9 pounds or had a birth defect
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Have too much amniotic fluid
  • Have had an unexplained miscarriage or stillbirth
  • Were overweight before your pregnancy

This type of diabetes does not have any serious or life threatening symptoms:
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent infections, including those of the bladder, vagina, and skin
  • Increased thirst
  • Increased urination
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Weight loss despite increased appetite
Some of the changes include the following:
  • Hormonal Changes
  • Metabolic Changes
  • Physical Changes
  • Cardiovascular Changes
  • Respiratory Changes

The aim of this treatment is to balance the blood sugar level and insulin level to keep the growth of the baby healthy.