2nd Trimester: 3rd Prenatal Visit

Ask Your Doctor

  • What increases the risk for gestational diabetes?
  • Can I get gestational diabetes later in my pregnancy?
  • Can I control gestational diabetes without insulin shots?
  • How can gestational diabetes affect my baby and me?
  • Are childbirth or baby education classes mandatory?
  • Do you recommend private or group classes?
  • Are there any sports I should avoid at this point?

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WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH on August 25, 2014



American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Your Pregnancy and Childbirth Month to Month, 5th ed.," "Gestational Diabetes," "Screening and Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus."

Vicki Mendiratta, MD, FACOG, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Sharon Phelan, MD, FACOG, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque.

Sonja R. Kinney, MD, FACOG, associate professor; director, division of obstetrics and gynecology; medical director, Olson Center for Women's Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

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