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Question: Is Gestational diabetes common in pregnant women and what is the risk if someone has it?
Answer: Yes its common, sometime it affect baby as baby weight can increase or decrease.you can explore on net about it , but yes its cureable we can keep it in control.I also had but after first test I totally controlled my diet and from next test till delivery it was normal.so just keep an eye on your daily routine and diet. Avoid any kind of direct /indirect sugar intake like sugar,sweets,sitaphal(custard apple),raisins,chiku,bnana,dates,rice,potato etc,but you can take once in a while.
Question: I am 34wk pregnant and my gync. said as per gestational wk baby's growth is less.what should i do to inc. the growth of baby..??pls suggest me
Answer: Following diet may help you in babies weight gain. 1. Milk And Other Milk Products: Include foods such as whole milk or skimmed milk, yogurt, buttermilk, cheese, cottage cheese (paneer). All these food items are rich sources protein, calcium, and vitamin B12. 2. Pulses, Dals, Cereals, Nuts And Whole Grains: If you are not a meat eater, include pulses, dals, cereals, nuts and whole grains in your everyday diet to make up for your body’s requirement of protein. If you are a vegetarian, you will need about 45 gm of nuts each day, as well as about a two-third cup of pulses on a daily basis. 3. Fruits And Vegetables: Include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables in your everyday diet as it will help you gain your body’s required amount of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Make sure you have about five servings of each on a daily basis. 4. Fish, Meat, And Poultry: If you eat meat and fish, make sure you include them in your everyday diet as well, as they will provide your body with the required amount of concentrated proteins. 5. Liquids: While you are pregnant, you will need additional liquids to make sure that you are hydrated all the time. Drink as much water and liquids as you can through the day. You can simply have clean and filtered water throughout the day, or sip on infused water with fresh fruits. Avoid going for packaged juices as they are very high in their sweet content. 6. Fats: Eating fats will help your body get the energy it needs to help you support the growing baby as well as prepare your body for the delivery. Vegetable oil is a good source of fat as it has unsaturated fats. Butter and ghee (clarified butter) contain a lot of saturated fats, and hence you should have them in small amounts only.
Question: How to cure gestational diabetes..?? My GCT level is 320..what should I do?
Answer: Hi! If you have GDM be sure it does not pass through to your baby but yes due to high glucose levels baby's weight might increase than gestational age, baby may be too large. Check your diet and reduce carb intake. take Doc prescribed medicine and it will be controlled. Walk daily and include lots of fruits, veggies and fish in your diet. There are succesful stories of Normal delivery with healthy babies. Good luck!