Let’s talk about the glucose test. There are a lot of rumors going around about this test but it really isn’t as bad as people make it out to be. There are much more painful experiences in life you will have to go through, like childbirth for instance.
Typically, you will have your glucose test between 24-28 weeks of pregnancy and sometimes you will also have to do an early one as well if you have risk factors for gestational diabetes.
Here are some insider tips:
Whether you have to do a 1-hour or a 3-hour test (or both) commit to getting it done. The glucose test is no one's idea of fun but it's worth a little discomfort to ensure you've done everything in your power to keep you and your baby healthy.