I know I have to eat breakfast being pregnant (I am 26 weeks and 2 days), but I don't like anything breakfast food wise(I normally don't eat breakfast) all I like is toast. I tried weat bread, but I couldn't do it. It was nasty so I eat white bread. I eat about 2-4 pieces of toast for breakfast. Normally 4 because 2 doesn't fill me up. I can eat which is my favorite is pancakes or walfuls. I have gained 45 pounds this pregnancy so far and I haven't been eating out that much. I eat 3 times a day with maybe 1-2 snacks. And still gain all this weight. With my first I gained 65 pounds, but I know why and it is because I craved chicken nuggets, fries and milk shake from mcdonalds so I got that every single day for like the first 4-5 months straight. But I was just wondering if eating a lot of bread will cause gestational diabetes?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 7:37 AM on May. 5, 2011 in Pregnancy
Answer by ThatBoysMom at 7:41 AM on May. 5, 2011
Answer by jewjewbee at 7:41 AM on May. 5, 2011
Answer by gemgem at 7:43 AM on May. 5, 2011
NO, the placenta controls the amount of insulinreleased.You can not prevent gestional diabetes! It can be controlled with a pill or insulin shots. When u get gest diabetes, ur placenta makes u resistant to the insulin ur body naturally makes. then as soon as u have the baby it usually goes away. i had gd with my first preg. and i have it now with this one. but it may occur with one preg and not the other. u can have a normal preg with this but... if it is not controlled u will put the baby at risk and ur self. Large baby ex. my son was born at 30 wks and he weighed 4lb 5oz. 17 3/4 in long and he was suppose to be between 2 and 3.5 lbs. I gained 60+ lbs during my 30 wks pregnancy, u may need to be tested, its time for it. If he had been full term he would have busted me.
Answer by premiebabyma519 at 8:30 AM on May. 5, 2011
Answer by shay1130 at 8:41 AM on May. 5, 2011
Well, I really believe everyone who just said no is totally WRONG. I am 31 weeks pregnant & I have had a lot of nausea this pregnancy so I was drinking A LOT of sweetened lemonade & sugary foods like cupcakes & muffins. I failed my one hour glucose so I went in for the 3 hour. I passed on the high side. So they sent me to an endocrinologist & nutritionist saying that I was borderline gest. diab. I had to test my blood 4 times a day. I STOPPED drinking lemonade, eating white bread (stopped all carbs I could), no sweets & my bloodwork came back PERFECT! So I say YES, carbs & sweets will cause gest diab. So now I eat whole grain bread, plain yogurt with fruit that I put in, lots of unsalted dry roasted nuts, Milk, cheeses, roast beef & lots of veggies. You can have one waffle or two pancakes, that's OK. But try to eat fruit & nuts too! GL. I am speaking from experience too. :)
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 10:39 AM on May. 5, 2011
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