Breastfeeding, for women with type 2 diabetes
Breastfeeding has many benefits, both for you and your baby. Most women with diabetes are able to breastfeed their babies. It is important to keep in mind, though, that breastfeeding may require some practice, support and persistence.
- breastfeeding and diabetes—the benefits of breastfeeding and additional considerations for women with diabetes
- blood glucose levels and breastfeeding—the effects of breastfeeding on blood glucose levels
- medication and breastfeeding—commonly prescribed medications and their use during breastfeeding
- information and support—where to go for breastfeeding information and support.