Mariah Carey had diabetes during pregnancy.
Mariah Carey had diabetes during pregnancy. Bang ShowBiz

Mariah had diabetes while pregnant

MARIAH Carey developed gestational diabetes when she was pregnant.

The 'Obsessed' singer has revealed she had a difficult pregnancy with her six-month-old twins Moroccan and Monroe and suffered from different medical conditions which affected her health.

She told 'Access Hollywood': "I was in a lot of pain because of the fact that they're twins ... I had a rough one ... I just want people to be prepared that it can happen where you go through a rough time when you're pregnant.

"I did develop gestational diabetes. I'm good with that now, I'm OK, but you just have to be careful, nutritionally."

Although she loves being a mother, Mariah doesn't think she and her husband Nick Cannon will have any more children because of how tough her pregnancy was.

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She added: "If God chooses to do that to me, then we'll, that would happen, other than that, I don't think we would try for that ever again. I really don't know if I can make it through after what I went through, it was really tough."

Earlier this week, the 42-year-old star revealed she was ordered to bed rest by her doctor because of her medical issues - which included oedema, which is fluid under the skin - during her final two trimesters.

She said: "I had a really tough pregnancy. I was supposed to be on bed rest, but it was so bad then even bed hurt. I learned a lot being pregnant, watching my body change."

Since giving birth, Mariah has lost 70lbs through exercise and sticking to the Jenny Craig diet plan.



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