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I Had Gestational Diabetes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    Very Frustrated

    I was diagnosed with GD with my first baby when I was 30 weeks. I had no idea how severe it would be. My OB wanted me to manage it with diet (which I did) but I was basically on an Atkin's diet for two months. My baby was born healthy and the OB told me my GD was gone based on...
    charli0e charli0e 31-35 Apr 4, 2011

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    Just Delivered After Being Pregnant With Gestational Diabetes

    hey everyone, i just delivered my baby boy before full term end of week 34!! but we are both good now:) its been 3weeks now. the baby is good and weighed 3. 2 kgs which is normal. anyways the problem is i still have high blood sugar levels and i dont understand what i should do...
    deenah21 deenah21 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    Vegetarian With Gestational Diabetes Is A Challenge!!!!

     I also had GD. It actually saved my weight. What I mean by that is I had already gained 30lbs by the 28th week. After diagnosis, I didn't gain another pound.  My daughter was born via C-section (breech) at 7lbs 14 oz.....PERFECT!  I was religious with the diet...
    Kellfee Kellfee 36-40, F Oct 21, 2009

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    I Failed The 3hr Lab Test

    I was informed that I have GD. I felt sad and worried. Now I'm finding it challenging to eat the foods I normally would neglect. I feel hungry most of the time, although I eat healthy foods consistently. How am I going to get through this pregnancy?
    beautifulrain4u beautifulrain4u 36-40 1 Response Dec 18, 2010

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    Vegetarian With Gestational Diabetes Is A Challenge!!!!

     I also had GD. It actually saved my weight. What I mean by that is I had already gained 30lbs by the 28th week. After diagnosis, I didn't gain another pound.  My daughter was born via C-section (breech) at 7lbs 14 oz.....PERFECT!  I was religious with the diet...
    Kellfee Kellfee 36-40, F Oct 21, 2009

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    But I Was Pregnant and Hungry....

    I had gestational diabetes with both of my pregnancies.  For those of you women who've experienced it, you know it's no day at the park!!!!!!!!!  ={    . First you have to drink that awful sweet junk that just makes you want to puke.. then after the...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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