Are there warning signs to look for during week 24 of pregnancy?

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Watch for excessive swelling in your legs, ankles, hands, and face since this may mean extreme edema or pre-eclampsia. Since doctors usually give the glucose challenge test (GCT) during this time, some women might be  diagnosed with gestational diabetes or high blood sugar and have to go on a strict diet. Sometimes, some women have pre-term labor during this time. This is a serious complication that requires immediate medical attention.

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