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Pregnant. Will high blood sugar affect the baby?

I m 36 weeks pregnant.Today i took my sugar test it was 137.I took my previous sugar test before 15 days it was 120.I m worried whether the increase in blood sugar level will affect my baby?.Should I need to take any medications
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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first of all i just want to know whether and from when you have been diagnosed as having diabetes.
2.whether the above results are fasting;postprandial;random.
3.ya increase in blood sugar levels is definitely a worrying sign as it can cause
1.macrosomia leading to various maternal(injury;shoulder dystociaA) and foetal comp.(hypoglycemia,injury, increased incidence of caesserean and instrumental deliveries etc.)
once you let me know the type of blood sugar sample i will be able to tell u the need of medication and further tests if needed to be performed(gtt).
meanwhile u go to ur doctor and check for foetal well being like foetal kick count ,usg,nst o doppler
Answered: Wed, 23 May 2012
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