Gestational diabetes is a condition that develops in pregnant mothers. Though gestational diabetes disappears after the delivery of the baby, during pregnancy it affects the health of the baby and the mother giving further complications during birthing and needs regular screening and immediate treatment.
the baby to grow larger
the baby to have high blood sugar levels
the baby to develop jaundice
higher risk of stillbirth
increased risk of the baby developing diabetes later on in life
increased risk of the baby being overweight later on in life
Negligence in diagnosing and treating gestational diabetes may cause:
Birth injury and still birth
Chances of baby developing diabetes in later stage.
Failure by midwife to spot the signs of gestational diabetes and failure to refer to a specialist for treatment causing birth injury in baby.
Failure by gynaecologist to carry out glucose screening test causing delay in diagnosing the health condition .
Negligent antenatal screening causing delayed diagnosis of gestational diabetes.
Failure to monitor the foetus regularly in gestational diabetes affected mother causing birth defects in baby.
The after effects of gestational diabetes are minimal if treated quickly.
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