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How will blood sugar be controlled during labor and delivery if I am diabetic?

Related Topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar, Labor
 

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Blood sugar control remains important even during labor, which can be a stressful time for both the mother and the baby. If you have been taking insulin during your pregnancy, you may be given insulin by injection or intravenously when labor begins. Insulin requirements often drop rapidly immediately after delivery.

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