Studies have shown that eating Potatoes 5 times in a week before pregnancy increases the risk of gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes represent a common problem of pregnancy and may increase the rate of type2 diabetes in the mother as well as her offspring.
Since health is wealth, pregnant women are to stay away from all possible factors that will negatively affect their health and that of their babies. Eat healthy as prescribed by your doctor and live healthy.
REFERENCE: MEDSCAPE MEDICAL NEWS