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Diabetes and Pregnancy

Seven percent of pregnancies are affected by diabetes. Women either have diabetes before pregnancy or they become diabetic during pregnancy. Women with pre-existing diabetes make up 1-2% of all pregnancies. Women with pre-existing diabetes (Type 1 or 2) are closely monitored to make sure their blood sugar levels remain near normal. 

High blood sugar levels in early pregnancy can cause miscarriage and birth defects. Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>

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