Pregnancy with Diabetes

Starting a family can be an overwhelming time, especially when the mother-to-be has diabetes. Here are 5 ways to prepare for pregnancy that can help parents feel more confident in starting this exciting journey. …

Five Steps to Prepare for Pregnancy When You Have Diabetes

Preparing to have a baby is nerve-wracking in itself. Throw diabetes into the mix, and it’s enough stress to give any mommy-to-be some serious pause. But you can put your mind at ease. According to the American Diabetes Association, it is perfectly normal for women with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes to have …

Tips for Coping with Gestational Diabetes

A study published this week in the journal Diabetes Care showed that rates of gestational diabetes among Canadian women nearly doubled from 1996 to 2010. It’s no secret that the rates of diabetes are on the rise, and this fact applies to prenatal health, too. If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, read on for …

How to Cope with Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is unlike Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, as it develops during a woman’s pregnancy and often goes away after delivery. While any complications during pregnancy — such as gestational diabetes — can be concerning, there are things that you can do to help manage and cope with gestational diabetes. …

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