This section is for anyone who is living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who is planning a pregnancy. For information on gestational diabetes please click here.


  • Planning your Pregnancy

    It is vital that women who have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes avoid unplanned pregnancies. This is because the high blood sugars associated with diabetes can damage the baby in the days immediately following conception when the baby’s organs are being formed.

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  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding your child is natural and will give your infant a head start on a healthy life. 

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