While you are happy learning you are carrying a little one (or two) inside you, you may be dismayed when you hear you have gestational diabetes (GDM). Suddenly, everything doesn’t seem as rosy anymore. Well, that was how I felt. And when the nurses and doctors warned me on the dangers and reprimanded me on my diet made it even worse. Feeling so inadequate, I tried to control my diet and exercise daily to avoid taking insulin. In the end, though, I had to bow to the inevitable and take insulin for the next few months.
Fever. Illness. Sickness. These could be the stuff of some parents’ nightmare. I know it is mine. Seeing your child trying to fight off an invisible infection. Feeling so helpless. The only thing is to make him feel as comfortable as possible.