Diabetes in pregnancy: maternal and infant outcome.

  title={Diabetes in pregnancy: maternal and infant outcome.},
  author={Susan R. Heckbert and Christopher R. Stephens and Janet R. Daling},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  volume={2 4},
Previous studies have shown that diabetic women more commonly have complications of pregnancy and adverse infant outcomes than do other women. However, most of the studies have not evaluated women with gestational diabetes separately. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pregnancy complications and infant morbidity and mortality among births to women with gestational diabetes and women with established diabetes. Birth certificate data from 1984 in Washington State linked with death… CONTINUE READING

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