How Diabetic Pregnancy Implicates Growth And Development Of Embryo Or Fetus In The Womb?

The gestational diabetes affects the mother as well as the baby in many ways. It may adversely affect the health of the mother causing early miscarriage and still birth and the baby may born with many birth defects.


Diabetes and gestational diabetes is spreading its tentacles very rapidly and dangerously in the highly developed tech world. Generally 7% of women suffer from gestational diabetes i.e. diabetes during pregnancy or pregnancy induced diabetes. According to one recent survey in Punjab 12% of pregnant women of Punjab are suffering from diabetes. This so high figure is causing concern and consternation in the

minds of physicians and researchers. The prevalence of diabetes among pregnant ladies is implicated with multitude of problems of minor and grave concern of pregnant mother as well as the unborn baby. Mostly the ladies are not aware of the dangers and complications of diabetes during pregnancy or are simply lazy to manage it and take medicines. They think it to be normal event of pregnancy. Contrary to the dominant folk view about diabetes or gestational diabetes the clinical view point about this condition is of alarming and grave type. If the blood sugar level of the pregnant mother is too high it may even, may be cause of concern for the physician.

The woman, who is pregnant and at the same time diabetic also; has higher chances of having miscarriage or stillbirth,. The new born baby may have many different birth defects of different organs of body. The major organ deformities and disabilities may not be completely ruled out in pregnant diabetic women.organogensis i.e. the formation of organs during pregnancy occurs during first two months of pregnancy; often before the woman knows that she is pregnant. Blood glucose level of he pregnant lady which

is not controlled may adversely affect the health and development in couple of ways. Rising blood glucose level may cause serious birth defects of he new born baby. Even the vital organs of the developing baby like heart, spine and brain are likely to be affected.

The sugar baby or extra fed or overfed baby may be extra fatty and bulky. Besides causing extra discomfort to pregnant mother during last months of pregnancy the fatty and large baby may cause delivery problems during labor. It may extend the delivery period unnecessary causing many concerns of extended labor pains. The mother may need C section to deliver the fatty and big baby. Needless to say that such type of baby will grow fatty and bulky in later period of life

The raised blood sugar level in pregnant lady is very prone to cause high blood pressure. Pregnancy induced hypertension is very common these days. You know, high blood pressure has its allied problems and concerns. High blood pressure may induce proteinuria or albuminuria
Causing Oedema of extremities; Oedema of extremities is a complication of raised blood sugar and high blood sugar leading to excretion of excess proteins in the urine.
Some women who have chronic diseases like asthma, bronchitis, and heart diseases, the gestational sugar may aggravate these, complicating he matters further.

The raised blood sugar level in pregnant lady is very prone to cause high blood pressure. Pregnancy induced hypertension is very common these days. You know, high blood pressure has its allied problems and concerns. High blood pressure may induce proteinuria or albuminuria

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Article Written By ANANDBLISS

professor of psychology and parapsychology and writing on issues concerning human nature and illness

Last updated on 26-07-2016 969 0

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