Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

glucose test

I do my test in a little over two hours. Can i eat anything right now?

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:43 AM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (8)
  • Very plain oatmeal with nothing in it was all I could eat before my test.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:47 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • i was told not to eat anything
    juliness

    Answer by juliness at 9:55 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I was told you are suppose to eat a regular meal for the 1 hour test. It wont help if your blood sugars are low to begin with from fasting lol. I ate before my test with my daughter, and even drank a SOBE and my test came back normal.
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 9:58 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • i was told not to eat anything from midnight the night before and then they give u the drink in the morning then they said that ur not supposed to eat or drink anything after it for one hour i hate that damn test!!! lol
    lovelyli217

    Answer by lovelyli217 at 10:01 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I couldn't eat three hours before my test, I was only able to drink little water. They also said not to chew gum or smoke before.
    amber1216

    Answer by amber1216 at 10:06 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • what did your OB tell you, that's the question... because apparently it is all different. haha
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 10:10 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I just had mine 2 weeks ago and was told it used to be a fasting test, but now it is not. I ate cereal before that had less than 1g of sugar and was fine. However the person administering the test said I shouldn't have eaten anything 2-3 hours prior.
    L_Bass

    Answer by L_Bass at 12:11 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I wasn't allowed to eat for the 3 hour one, but the one hour one it didn't matter. I had to take it at 12 weeks, the 3 hour one. So the first time I barfed. Second of time they did finger pricks, it came up borderline, did it a 3rd time, and still the same thing.
    KJDsMommy

    Answer by KJDsMommy at 11:56 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Pregnancy
just for fun

Next question overall (Health)
How or why do moles Form?

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN