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Gestational diabetes directory

Gestational diabetes - diabetes that develops during pregnancy - is relatively common, affecting about 4% of all pregnant women. If untreated, gestational diabetes can cause serious complications for your baby. But with good antenatal care, gestational diabetes can be detected and treated. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about gestational diabetes, including its symptoms, causes, treatment and much more.

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More than 80% of women who have had gestational diabetes are missing out on crucial postnatal care according to a new study.

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From minor common problems to more serious and unusual ones, we outline some pregnancy complications and what to look out for.

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