Blood sugar test are done in pregnancy to monitor level of sugar in the body. A high level of sugar indicates gestational diabetes which must be treated accordingly.
Normal range of blood sugar:
Fasting blood sugar should be in range: 70- 110 mg/dl.
Post prandial blood sugar after meals – 80 – 140 mg/dl.
When to check blood sugar
For fasting blood sugar measurement blood sample should be taken in morning without eating anything.
For blood sugar postprandial, blood sample should be taken an hour after having meal.