While the common reasons for diabetes such as poor eating habits or genetic predisposition increases the risk of diabetes during pregnancy, the changes in our farming methods may well tip us over the edge in terms of our health and the health of our unborn babies. This is a public health issue for pregnant women and we need to be informed. We cannot grow healthy babies if we are eating unhealthy food.
Given the information we have about the effects of nutrition, stress and memory in prenatal life, we should be paying alot more attention to the mother in early pregnancy and indeed the young adult or teenager before pregnancy occurs. The above knowldege should inform government and global policy. We are in the process of creating the future of humanity here.