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I had a high-risk pregnancy with preeclampsia and gestational diabetes. Can gestational diabetes reoccur in future pregnancies? I would like to know if others have experienced this as well. Additionally, I am curious about the frequency of hospitalization due to preeclampsia among women with similar experiences.
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Gestational diabetes can indeed recur in subsequent pregnancies, although it is not guaranteed. Research suggests that around 30-60% of women who had gestational diabetes in one pregnancy may develop it again in future pregnancies. However, there are also cases where women do not experience it again. It is important to note that proper management and lifestyle changes can greatly reduce the risk of recurrence.

Regarding hospitalization due to preeclampsia, it is more common among women who have had previous experiences with the condition. Preeclampsia is a serious condition characterized by high blood pressure during pregnancy, which can lead to complications for both the mother and baby. While not all women with a history of preeclampsia will require hospitalization, those who do may need close monitoring and medical intervention to ensure their safety.

If you have concerns about your specific situation or are planning another pregnancy, it is crucial to consult with your healthcare provider. They can provide personalized guidance based on your medical history and help you manage any potential risks effectively.

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Hi.  .I had Gestational diabetes and I am currently pregnant for my second baby.. I have been tested early on nd it was negative .. So the only way to prevent it again is healthy lifestyle before nd during pregnancy .. Dont watch your weight  just eat balanced meals nd drink plenty of water... Try to exercise as well .. I currently have walks every other day. 

This is how I have kept myself in check till now.. 
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I had gestational diabetes and preeclampsia with my last pregnancy my son is now 7 years old. And I am now almost 26 weeks pregnant and just found out that I have gestational diabetes again. it doesn't mean that you'll get it again if you've had it before it just really depends on your body. I'm with my seven year old I didn't get hospitalized but I did get induced at 37 weeks because of the preeclampsia but everything turned out completely fine in the end I wouldn't worry yourself too much and also stress can rise your blood sugar.

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