Diabetes and pregnancy

Healthy eating and gestational diabetes

During pregnancy sometimes the body is unable to regulate blood glucose (sugar) levels normally because of hormonal changes. This is called ‘Gestational Diabetes’. The sugar in the blood comes mainly from the sugar and starchy foods (carbohydrates) we eat, and some glucose is produced by the body overnight.

Pregnancy and Type 1 Diabetes

Although having Type 1 Diabetes makes your pregnancy higher risk, with the right preparation you can reduce this risk and have the best pregnancy experience and outcome for you.

Pregnancy and Type 2 Diabetes

Although having Type 2 Diabetes makes your pregnancy higher risk, with the right preparation you can reduce this risk and have the best pregnancy experience and outcome for you.