Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

As a mother of three children, each pregnancy, birth and parenting experience was unique. At approximately 24 weeks pregnant with my youngest child, I completed the routine Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (POGTT) to discover I had Gestational Diabetes Mellitus...
Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

Diabetes is a condition where a person has too much glucose in the blood. Gestational Diabetes occurs during pregnancy and usually goes away after the baby is born. The Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (POGTT) refers to routine screening conducted between 26 to...