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What's the glucose test screening for?

Is it screening for the mother's chance of developing diabetes or the baby's? I've tried reading up on it but I can't get a clear answer.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:32 PM on Dec. 30, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • its to see if you have developed gestionial diabetes.
    Mommy2B04

    Answer by Mommy2B04 at 7:34 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • Yep, what mommy2b04 said...tests YOU.
    MamaJen74

    Answer by MamaJen74 at 7:39 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • It's for you. If you have gestational diabetes, chances are your baby will be oversized at birth if your condition goes ignored. If you turn up positive most moms can control it with diet and have an average to large, healthy baby. That's the reason they test for GB. If you do have it, your condition will return back to normal after the birth.
    lillys_mommy09

    Answer by lillys_mommy09 at 8:34 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

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