Mama Doc

A pediatrician. Now turned first-time mom. Venting and giving you all the wisdom I acquire over the days . . .

Meanderings

So far it’s been a rather uneventful day.  My incessant coughing is making my baby move all around and I think he is getting annoyed. I hope I don’t end up with problems because of all of this pressure on my belly.  Anyway, today DH and I watched last night’s episode of Glee – the …

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The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test: Being a physician doesn’t free me from the trappings of pregnancy!

Today I learned that I did not pass (ok, failed) my 1-hour glucose challenge test.  More than that, I failed “badly” according to my OB/Gyn. Apparently not badly enough that I have gestational diabetes (GDM), but I learned that I do have to go through the 3-hour glucose tolerance test. So what does all this …

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