You have the good fortune to live when you do. Health care providers no longer discourage women with diabetes from becoming pregnant.
We now know that the key to a healthy pregnancy for a woman with diabetes is keeping blood glucose (sugar) in the target range—both before she is pregnant and during her pregnancy.
[This section is for women who have been diagnosed with type 1 or 2 diabetes before getting pregnant. We have a separate section for women who develop gestational diabetes.]
Find out what precautions a person with diabetes needs to take before getting pregnant.
Learn how to take care of yourself and your baby when you have diabetes and you are pregnant.
Find out what to expect when you deliver your baby.
Get tips on breastfeeding and how to take care of yourself after delivery.
Check out our FREE program for tips on living with type 2.
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This personal tracking program is key to diabetes management.
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