Can I have normal delivery if I have gestational diabetes?

If you have gestational diabetes and nearing your due date, you are probably worried whether you will have a normal delivery. But you need not worry. Most women with gestational diabetes have uncomplicated delivery and give birth to healthy babies.

However, it is necessary that you take necessary precaution and consult your doctor about delivering a baby if you have gestational diabetes.

Home birth is not allowed if you have gestational diabetes. There may be requirement of immediate medical attention in case of any complications at the time of delivery. Also, your doctor can recommend induced labor if there are complications that occur if your diabetes is not well managed.

For a successful vaginal delivery for women with gestational diabetes, the doctors may follow few precautions such as close monitoring of mother and baby, induced labor a little earlier, assisted birth, etc. 

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