Women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes have a slightly higher risk of complications during pregnancy.
Diabetes and pregnancy articles
There are several types of ‘diabetes in pregnancy’. Diabetes can sometimes present for the first time during a pregnancy. This type, which is usually picked up by a routine test about half way through the pregnancy, is called gestational diabetes.
If there were ever a time in life when one should pay extra attention to their diabetes it is when planning a pregnancy.
Pregnancy can present challenges for any woman. However, managing pregnancy and type 1 diabetes can add additional challenges, and therefore result in new stressors in a woman’s life.