Diabetes during pregnancy, for women with type 1 diabetes
There are a number of ways that pregnancy will affect your body and your diabetes. There are also some additional risks associated with pregnancy for women with type 1 diabetes. Looking after yourself and your diabetes can help to reduce these risks.
The importance of blood glucose monitoring and when to test.
Recommended targets during pregnancy.
Understanding ketoacidosis, the risks during pregnancy and how to test for ketones.
Managing sick days when you are pregnant and where to go for more information.
How to manage morning sickness when you have diabetes.
Hypoglycaemia signs, symptoms and risks during pregnancy.
Insulin needs and how these change with the different stages of pregnancy.
The risks of high blood pressure during pregnancy and signs and symptoms of pre-eclampsia.
A guide to the medical checks you will need throughout your pregnancy.