November 25, 2021

Diabetes can cause problems during pregnancy – not only for the mothers but for their unborn babies as well. Pregnant women with diabetes are at higher risk for complications and their babies have an increased risk of birth defects. Proper health care before and during pregnancy can help prevent health problems for both.

Dr. Devon Ramaeker, Saint Luke’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist, talks about Saint Luke’s Diabetes in Pregnancy Program that helps women with diabetes plan pregnancy’s and manage a health pregnancy with their diabetes, and women diagnosed with gestational diabetes monitor through pregnancy.
 

 

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