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If my need for insulin increases could i still be pregnant?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kat Jul 31, 2011. 6 Replies

Hi guys, i have searched the whole of the net (or so it feels ;)) looking for this answer but I cant find it. I have stumbled accross this wonderful site and immediately joined.My question is, my…Continue


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Maismommy replied to Stephanie's discussion 'Ectopic pregnancy' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi Stéphanie I'm sorry this has happened to you. I had an ectopic pregnancy in 2011 after a missed miscarriage in 2010. I had my daughter in 2009. I went on to have another perfectly healthy daughter in 2012 and a son in 2014. There is…"
Mar 17
Maismommy replied to Cherise's discussion 'Insulin Resistance' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I have just given birth four days ago to my 3rd and the insulin resistance was so bad I had to have 2 metformin twice a day additional to my pump. Back to normal now tho"
Apr 20, 2014
Maismommy replied to lizard's discussion 'It happened!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"In my experience the way that I knew I was pregnant 5 times was very high blood sugars during the two week wait and then they didnt drop the day before my period was due. 6.5 is brilliant. Dont worry too much about the odd high and just concentrate…"
Feb 24, 2014
Maismommy replied to BenJamminSF's discussion '4 weeks pregnant, A1c mid-7's - freaking out!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"My consultant was quite happy for me to start trying with Ac1 of 7. We had our 12 weeks scan yesterday and all is fine. I needed a lot more insulin in the first few weeks then the continual hypos began at 8 weeks. Would be constantly hypo. Like 2 or…"
Oct 23, 2013
Maismommy replied to Kaytea's discussion 'Second Baby- Out of control Diabetic' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"All you can do is concentrate on getting good control of your bloodsugars. Youve done it before so you know you can do it. That will give your baby the best start. The rest is whats meant to be x"
Oct 17, 2013
Maismommy replied to KCCO's discussion 'Belly Band!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had to use the back of my arms in the later stages of my pregnancy with my omnipod. I was amazed the amount of people who thought it was a stop smoking patch"
Oct 16, 2013
Maismommy replied to Jana's discussion 'Cord Blood' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I have no comments about cord blood but during my training to become a breastfeeding counsellor I have became very aware about the link between cows milk protein triggering diabetes and the dangers especially of using it in ythe 24 hours after the…"
Oct 9, 2013
Maismommy commented on jessica's group 'Oh! BABY!!!'
"Hi Heather I used to feel a bit like you but now I just see the extra scans as a bonus to see my babys a lot more than most. There is currently a petition going around for pregnant ladies to get three scans rather than the 12 wk and 20 week they get…"
Aug 26, 2013
Maismommy replied to lizzistardust's discussion 'Late Pregnancy Lows?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had an ultrasound to check the placenta and umbilical cord as I was already in hospital for other reasons and it was all fine. I did a lot of research about it and it is quite common"
Aug 6, 2013
Maismommy replied to lizzistardust's discussion 'Late Pregnancy Lows?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Mine was just before 36 wks about 35 and 4. I delivered by csection at 38 and 1"
Aug 6, 2013
Maismommy replied to E. Louise's discussion 'Awesome article by Lois Jovanovic' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Do you have it on the NHS or have to pay for it? My nurse said no chance of getting it funded :("
Aug 1, 2013
Maismommy replied to E. Louise's discussion 'Awesome article by Lois Jovanovic' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"E Louise I have asked my nurse about CGM but she told me only useful really to see trends like if your sugars continually drop. Im seeing consultant today as well as nurse so will ask today. I cant see chart but im on my phone so I guess when I…"
Jul 31, 2013
Maismommy replied to E. Louise's discussion 'Awesome article by Lois Jovanovic' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Yes please do share. It would be very helpful. Tia Kathy"
Jul 31, 2013
Maismommy replied to sweetgurl2010's discussion 'Anyone give in to dairy cravings?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had dairy cravings with my dd1. I piled on 4 stone, she was absolutely fine, not big at all. Dd2 I craved nuts and salty foods and went off dairy. Turns out dd2 has dairy intolerance. I wouldn't worry and just try not to overindulge too much…"
Jul 30, 2013
Maismommy commented on jessica's group 'Oh! BABY!!!'
"Hi Lilli i would be interested in why you were thinking about a diabetic breastfeeding group? In my experience of bf it doesn't really make a difference. It can be harder to establish due to most ladies being made to have c sections and you…"
May 12, 2013
Maismommy replied to MSD2013's discussion 'Omnipod Placement while pregnant?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I normally used my stomach but when i was pregnant last year I had to start using only the top of my arms as my lower back would catch on everything and was v uncomfortable when driving. The amount of people who asked if it was a stop smoking patch…"
May 7, 2013

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to connect with other ladies trying to get pregnant and to get answers and advise
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September 20, 1988
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At 3:38pm on January 15, 2012, Kitabparast said…

Happy birthday, Maidmommy! Hope all's well!

At 8:43am on January 15, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Maismommy. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 6:43am on January 15, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Maismommy.....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days (it's a leap year)!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:40am on January 15, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Maismommy!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 6:48pm on November 6, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Maismommy- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 8:19am on November 6, 2010, Doris D said…
Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us":
Also please put up a picture of you (or something related to you) so we can tell you from other's on our Forum
At 5:09pm on November 5, 2010, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups on the site. It is a great way to get to know the community.
At 9:05am on November 5, 2010, Marie B said…
hi mommy, welcome! Here is some info and FAQs about us

we also have a Group here called "Oh! Baby!" for those thinking about/ trying for pregnancy. let me know if you'd like a link to it. Hope you can join us for The Big Blue Test on Nov 14, World Diabetes Day.



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