After Delivery Care for Mom

After Delivery: Listening to baby's heart beat

  • Monitor your blood sugars for at least 6 weeks
  • Follow-up with your doctor to make sure that your blood sugars are back to normal
  • A two hour Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) at 6 wks will be ordered by your doctor
  • Discuss family planning with your doctor
  • Get tested for diabetes every one to three years