It is observed that sometimes the blood sugar levels are increased during pregnancy. This problems is referred to as Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).
If it happens during early pregnancy , then the chances of miscarriage increases or there may be congenital anomalies in the baby.
And if it happens in late pregnancy then the chances of complications during deliveries increases.
Since, sometimes there are no specific symptoms, the timely detection is a must.
Get your blood sugar checked as soon as you get to know about the pregnancy along with other test.
According to the blood sugar levels, different treatments are suggest by Gynaecologist.
In mild cases, it can be controlled by exercises, walk & dietary changes which is called Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT).
But in certain cases, insulin and other medicines have to be started.
But the good news is that with a proper & timely medication, it can be totally controlled.