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glucose testing

if you do not want to test done on yourself, don't you have the right to not take the test? my doctor said last month that i have to take the test and i told her no and she pushed me into saying yes...i am leaving on the 29th to go on vaction and i had my apt then and it was cutting it close to rushing to the airport and i called and tried to get the apt switched, and they told me no, so i tried to cancel my apt yesterday and my doctor came on the phone and gave me some spiel about how i have to do this i'm going tomorrow to do this test...


Asked by chevygal86 at 4:05 PM on Jul. 23, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • im pretty sure you have to take it as a guideline for the state or something like that. but you would think you could at least re schedule it...i would have.. i would have said sorry but i have a flight to catch ill do it when im back .

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 4:06 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • I failed my first one, but passed the second one with flying colors.

    Answer by BrandonsMom1000 at 4:07 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • Why wouldn't you want to test? If it's for you and your baby's well being. I think you do have the right to refuse, but I'm sure they will make you sign papers in case something were to happen then doctor would not be liable.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:08 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • I would take it if you do wind up having Gestianal Diabe. it could reallt hurt the baby I just had it done last week vacation could wait not your health or babies health

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:08 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • Can I ask why you dont want the test? Isn't the glucose to check if you have or are at risk of having diabetes?

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 4:09 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • I would take it, it doesnt harm you. Its really for the benefit of the baby. I say suck it up get the test. Sorry if that seemed harsh. and no you dont have to do anything you dont want to but its not for u its for ur baby

    Answer by Dom123123 at 4:09 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • I failed my one hour one and had to do the three hour. was so boring. But the test itself wasnt so bad. Stunk being stuck that many times with a needle but I was glad to pass that time.

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 4:10 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • You gotta take it.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 5:01 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

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