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gestational diabetes and possibly preeclampsia
An_217329 posted:
am 35 wks pregnant and have gestational diabetes which i have been keeping under control with a good diet and insulin injections. my doctors had told me the other day that i may have preeclampsia and am getting blood work and urine tests done tomorrow to find out for sure. my baby is also breech. this is my first pregnancy and i am very scared.....they will try to turn the baby in 2 weeks but if i have preeclampsia does that change anything????? please help
Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Anon_131190,

I hope that everything went well with your tests and you are doing okay. It is normal to feel nervous and scared during pregnancy. Try to take it easy and keep up your great job of controlling your diabetes. I don't know if the preeclampsia could have any affect on this situation, but a c-section is always an option if the baby is unable to be turned.

Here is some more information for you look over and speak with your doctors about.




I wish you the best and hope that you keep us posted on how you are doing! Take care.
Best Wishes! Amelia

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