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    nic14120 posted:
    I am 28 weeks pregnant with my 2nd and have gestational diabetes for the 2nd time. I managed it with diet alone for my son, but this time around I am on insulin at night for my fastings. I am followed by a endo for this and my OB follows the baby. I was told that since I need insulin I need to have a sono every 4 wks and a non stress test starting at 32 wks. I am happy they are monitoring me closely. With my son, I had had a sono in my third tri and was told that I had a stage 2 placenta. He was born just shy of 38 wks and the dr said I had calcifications on the placenta. So that concerns me this time. The OB said with GD, that it can age the placenta sooner, hense the sono's and NST. I went today, the sono tech was kind of rude-ugh, and when I mentioned the placenta aging she seemed clueless to what I meant. No dr's were in, so now I am stressing and worried that she didn't know what to look for and is saying it looked fine without knowing. Any advice on this, how to proceed for reassurance?
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    georgiagail responded:
    Wait until you talk with your physician regarding the results of this sonogram.

    Gail


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