Gestational diabetes is diabetes that appears in a woman during a pregnancy. If it is not diagnosed and treated, the repercussions can be serious. For example, babies may grow too large in the womb, and delivery can be extremely complicated. Injuries to the woman and/or child might result.
For many families, the birth of a child is an exciting and happy time. Ideally, the labor and delivery process goes smoothly, and a happy, healthy infant joins the family. But sometimes the story does not have a happy ending. In some cases, the negligent or reckless action of a medical professional can result in >injury or death to the newborn or mother. Those who find themselves in these situations will likely have a number of questions, such as: