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Healthy pregnancy by Lynn Huggins-Cooper, Infinite Ideas

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30. Forewarned is forearmed

Complications in pregnancy: they’re rare but they do happen. Here’s how to recognise the warning signs.

Serious complications in pregnancy are thankfully rare. But you should nevertheless know about the risks and the symptoms to help you to avoid problems.

Gestational Diabetes

If a blood test during pregnancy shows that you have high blood sugar, you may have gestational diabetes. If not treated, gestational diabetes can cause problems for you and your baby.

Usually, your body breaks down the food you eat into glucose. Your body makes insulin, which moves glucose out of your blood and into the cells of your body. If you develop gestational diabetes, the glucose can’t move into the cells, and the concentration ...

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