A Mother of 2 Shares Her Journey With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)•
Posted on May 09 2021
When Vanessa was diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) for both pregnancies, she took preventive actions to ensure it did not affect her children's health. This Mother's Day, we celebrate her and all you resilient mamas out there!
Together with the Health Promotion Board, we bring to you this sharing from Vanessa on her journey managing gestational diabetes and how it affected her perspectives on motherhood.
Vanessa shares that when she was diagnosed with GDM and the doctor shared the possible effects on her health and that of her baby, it dawned on her "I wasn't just doing things for myself anymore. This is it, I am now a mother." In light of her diagnosis, she feels it is important to go for screenings more regularly which will enable her to take charge of her health situation, and actively take preventive measures.
"The first great thing we can do as mothers is to look after our health for our children."
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