Why Me? Emotional Challenges with Gestational Diabetes

emotional challenges with gestational diabetesLearning that you have gestational diabetes can feel tragic for some women. The emotional challenges with gestational diabetes, the added stress, and fear, along with already heightened emotions, can feel overwhelming.

Many women, after being diagnosed, feel very scared for their own health as well as the health of their unborn children. They get wrapped up in their own research and then panic over horror stories found on the Internet or just feel hopeless.

Probably one of the most common, and understandable, feelings after being diagnosed with gestational diabetes, is the injustice of it all. Why me? What did I do wrong? These are common questions, and it is understandable that you might feel responsible. It is even more understandable to be very scared and worried about the future and your pregnancy. [Read more…]