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11/12/2013 at 09:47
Hello, my sister asked me if I had a GTT booked. Sorry for ignorance, does everyone get tested? if so, what sort of time? I'm 23 weeks and will next see mw at 26 wks.
11/12/2013 at 09:56
11/12/2013 at 09:57
You get one if you have a history of large baby, baby measuring big, you have a high bmi, over a certain age (can't remember what age), history of pcos, or family history of diabetes
11/12/2013 at 09:59
Alrighty - my BMI was just under 30 at start, mum and uncle developed diabetes in their 40s and I'm 37, my baby was 9lb 5. So I think I'll ask her about it. Thanks!
11/12/2013 at 10:07
I was booked for one as my first was 9,6.my bmi was 31 and I'm 39!it was at 28 weeks.
11/12/2013 at 10:19
You midwife will let you know if you need one. My BMI was 31, just 1 over the limit but I have family history so I had to have it!
11/12/2013 at 10:41
WEES. I had a high BMI so had to have it. I had to have it earlier in my 2nd pregnancy as I'd had insulin dependant GD in my 1st pregnancy.
11/12/2013 at 10:46
Interesting that history of PCOS is supposed to get you a GTT - I have, and noted it on my midwife forms but wasn't offered one with J. Wonder if I will be this time.
11/12/2013 at 12:04
Or if you are from certain ethnic backgrounds... I had to have one as I'm half-Indian.
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