Have Diabetes? 7 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is full of challenges—and even more so if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
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Dealing with disease and pregnancy

by Kate Stinchfield

Pregnancy is full of challenges—and even more so if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

So how do you handle a demanding disease and pregnancy? It may not be as hard as you think, says Cheryl Alkon, author of Balancing Pregnancy With Pre-Existing Diabetes. But you do need a plan.

Before starting a family, check out these 7 tips that can help you ace diabetes management and have a healthy pregnancy.

Next: Get your blood sugar under control

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