As the saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. This goes for everyone, but especially for expecting mothers. It is even more important for expecting mothers with gestational diabetes. Why is breakfast so important? Breakfast is the first meal you eat after many hours of fasting, thus the name “break-fast”. It […]
Maintaining a healthy diet with gestational diabetes can sometimes be a challenge. At first, there seem to be so many rules to follow and things to remember about what you can and cannot eat. There’s a lot of medical jargon that gets thrown around regarding blood glucose levels and exactly how much protein you’re supposed […]
Gestational diabetes can be a scary condition to deal with. Not only do you have yourself to worry about, but also the health and safety of your unborn baby. Keeping yourself informed and being proactive are your strongest weapons. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a condition that occurs in approximately 4% of pregnancies […]
Gestational diabetes can be a really scary experience. The thought of any harm coming to your little one, especially before they are even born, is abhorrent and terrifying to any parent. Gestational diabetes, however, does not have to be as scary as this. You can arm yourself with knowledge and fight fear with careful planning. […]
Glucose Tolerance Test for Gestational Diabetes The thing about gestational diabetes is that although it can produce complications during pregnancy and delivery, it rarely causes symptoms. That is why in order for you to know if you have gestational diabetes, you need to undergo tests. Although there are two tests that are used to diagnose […]
Gestational Diabetes Recipes For pregnant ladies diagnosed with gestational diabetes, it’s not the end of the world! In fact, with a dietary focus on controlling carbs that lead to high sugar content in the blood, a diet regimen of gestational diabetes recipes can be the start of a healthy lifestyle than can extend long after […]
In Gestational Diabetes, it is important to remember that the control of your condition is reliant on your diet, medications and exercise. You can manage your gestational diabetes and be healthy for your baby.
Watch the video here! When you are pregnant, it’s important to understand the first steps to controlling your blood sugars. For more information on controlling your blood sugar while pregnant, click here.