Pregnant with Diabetes


Pregnant with Diabetes

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, do you know what to expect when youre pregnant with diabetes? Here at dLife we have plenty of resources for those planning a pregnancy and for the moms-to-be!

Pregnant with Diabetes

The Facts on Diabetes and Pregnancy
Women with pre-existing type 1 or type 2 diabetes can have healthy and happy pregnancies with proper preconception planning and intensive prenatal care.

Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes - diabetes that occurs in pregnancy and resolves at birth - occurs in approximately three to eight pregnancies of every 100 in America. Get the facts on the symptoms and treatments for gestational diabetes.

Talking About Pregnancy on dLifeTV
Pregnancy and diabetes expert Dr. Lois Jovanovich speaks about staying healthy when youre pregnant with diabetes.

A Miss America Mommy
dLifeTV host Nicole Johnson talks about having the proper care, treatment, and management of her diabetes before and during pregnancy.

Chronicling Pregnancy
dLife columnist Kathryn Foss chronicles her experiences with pregnancy and type 2 diabetes in her column, Suddenly Diabetic.

Preparing for Baby
Kerri Sparling, dLife columnist and editor, writes about pre-pregnancy planning and preparing her body for a baby.

Diary of a Type 2 Diabetic Mom-To-Be
Rebecca Abma writes about the birth of her son, and how he made the stress and trials of a diabetic pregnancy more than worth it.

Pregnancy Tips
Check out these pregnancy tips on dealing with everything from breastfeeding to keeping an eye on your eyes.

Last Modified Date: October 07, 2015

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by Lindsey Guerin
It has been a very chaotic month. In the nonprofit world, fall seems to be when everything picks up as we have fundraising events and the launch of new programs. Diabetes management has been incredibly time consuming trying to keep up with my tight, “baby ready” control. It feels like a lot has happened in a very short amount of time. I am incredibly proud of the progress that I’ve made in the last three months, but especially in the last 6 weeks as my averages have dropped from...