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RE[IP] ketones and pregnancy

Faith said:
<if you're not getting enough calories in the baby
will break down your fat to feed itself and that can cause
ketones. <

One way to check for this is the fasting BG and the morning
urine sample:

If BG is up and ketones present, then there isn't enough
If BG is normal and ketones present, then there hasn't been
enough food. yes, the body is burning fat to supply the
baby's needs. Ketones are not good for nervous system
development in the baby.

Barbara A. Bradley, MS, RN, CDE
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