Gestational Diabetes In The First And Second Pregnancies Gives A Higher Risk In Subsequent Pregnancies – Part 2 of 3
Compared to women who didn’t have gestational diabetes in their anything else and second pregnancies, those who had the condition in their first but not second pregnancies were more than six times as likely to develop it in their third pregnancy. Women who had gestational diabetes in their win and second pregnancies were almost 26 times more likely to have it during their third pregnancy, the team report.
The risk of gestational diabetes recurrence was higher in Hispanics and Asian/Pacific Islanders than in whites. Recurrence was also more unexceptional in women 30 and older and in those with a longer period of time between any two of their successive pregnancies.