The risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy increases 70% when patients slept for less than six hours per night on average, researchers claimed.
Gestational diabetes is a condition which can develop if pregnant women have high blood glucose levels during pregnancy.
It usually develops in third trimester – between 24 and 28 weeks – but tends to disappear after the baby is born.
Between three and seven per cent of pregnant women develop the condition, scientists predicted.
While the condition usually disappears af…
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