I am i think 1 month pregnent. Concieved with high sugars. Going to see my doctor today. I dont know wat is gona happen. I have heard that if ur sugars are high the first day of conception that u can have abnormal baby or something. Please advise, if someone use to be in same boat or is now. I am really scared and nervous.

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You'll find a lot of discussions on this topic in our other group for pregnant diabetics - Oh Baby!

Yes, many people have been able to get their blood sugars down immediately upon learning they're pregnant!

It's not an issue of high blood sugars the first day of conception. It's an issue of sustained high blood sugars throughout the first 12 weeks affecting the healthy development of the baby's brain, heart, and spinal cord. That's why we're encouraged to act very aggressively to bring down those highs in the first trimester. You can do it! It's understandable to be nervous. Start by increasing your testing and trying to bring down your fasting and post-meal numbers. A good starting point is to try to keep EVERYTHING under 140. Ideally, they'd love for you to be between 70 and 90 before meals and not spike up above 120-140 after meals. Expect a lot of lows as you work toward that.
I am about 10 weeks pregnant and have only known about it for 4 weeks. I didn't have extremely high sugars but they were higher then what I would have liked them to be. As soon as I found out, my doctor and I began working to get my sugars down. It has been somewhat of a battle, but nothing that was overly challenging! I have experienced quite a few lows but my sugars are staying under 140 for the most part. My doctor told me to check before each meal and after one a day to see what it is doing. I have to fax her my sugars once a week and we adjust the insulin accordingly. I am on the pump which has been very helpful to me. The only major conerns my doctor has told me about is having a larger baby and preclamsia towards the end of the pregnancy. My high-rick doctor told me the better your sugars are the less the complications. Let me know how your appointments have went. I would love to stay in touch we sound like we are around the same time frame in our pregnancies!
Hey, I am 2 months pregnant. I go see my doc every week. My sugars are between 5 and 6 and sometimes low. Doc says the only thing is gona be having big baby. I am just hoping for best. Going for ultrasound in June. I have 2 and a half year old and he is healthy. I hope this one will be healthy too. We will keep in touch for sure.




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