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Hi all, cross posting here. I had posted this on the bfing board but it was recommended I try it here.

Over the past few years I've had my fasting blood sugar taken several times, and I usually come up right under what would be considered 'diabetic' (type 2). With my first pregnancy, I was not diagnosed with GD, but I did have a 10 lb babe, so my midwife thinks that it was just missed in the test. With the second pregnancy, I was diagnosed with GD and had to go through all the awful stuff that needlessly accompanies that diagnosis--but that's another thread. Now my concern is with dental health. I've heard that bfing does not rot out a childs teeth. However, dc1 had the worst case of bottle mouth I've ever seen---but of course it was boobie mouth instead since he never had bottles. His teeth were beginning to rot before he was given solid foods. I'm wondering if it's possible that the excess sugar in my system may have caused his teeth to rot either in utero, or if the excess sugar was passed into my milk. Any ideas? I still plan to bf any more children I may have, but I'm wondering if I should be monitoring my sugar and trying to control it when bfing.
 

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:LOL Definitely a good thing you asked the professional! :LOL

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