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Hba1c over 100 at time of conception

Discussion in 'Pregnancy' started by Kelly88, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. Kelly88

    Kelly88 · Newbie

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    I am currently 8 weeks pregnant
    I was diagnosed with diabetes in January and got pregnant a couple of days later (before being told not to get pregnant) I was already pregnant but unaware when I was told this

    My hba1c at the time of conception was around 100/110
    I know this can cause defects and problems for the baby which is really worrying me

    I have been researching and reading everything and spoken to doctors
    The statistics seem to be different from everyone

    I was considering a termination as I thought this was the right thing to do giving all the worrying outcomes of conceiving with such a high hba1c

    I am so scared confused and upset
    Does anyone have any advice please or been through a similar situation

    Thank you Kelly x
     
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    Kelly88 · Newbie

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    Just to add I am a type 1 diabetic x
     
  3. Tilly_S

    Tilly_S Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When my hba1 was over 100 4 years ago when trying for my second I had 2 miscarriages most likely due to this as I had didbatetes under much much better control a few months later and had my son 8 months later .... no experience with birth defects because of this though
    Have u got an early scan? Usually if something is genetically wrong it ends in a miscarriage sadly so if all is well I would be confident xxx
     
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    Tilly_S Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had two blighted ovums which is where the sac grows hormones are produced but baby doesn’t develop so it was obvious in a scan
     
  5. Kelly88

    Kelly88 · Newbie

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    Thank you for your reply

    I have had a scan last week at 8 weeks and everything looks normal
    However they wouldn’t be able to tell if anything was seriously wrong until 20 weeks scan
    So I am just hoping and praying for the best

    Everything I read online is quite worrying x
     
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