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
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"I feel your pain. When we decided to try for a baby we had no problems and conceived straight away and we had our lovely dd1 who is 3 yrs. Trying to get pregnant again was so stressful. I had a chemical. A missed miscarriage didn't develop past…"
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