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Sign Up For Early Access To Your Personal Gestational Diabetes Coach App

Sign Up For Early Access To Your Personal Gestational Diabetes Coach App

Pregnancy with gestational diabetes can be a challenging time for expectant mothers. The Habits Gestational Diabetes Coach App is here to help, support and guide you through this time. Habits Gestational Diabetes Coach guides you through important topics such as glucose monitoring, healthy eating during pregnancy, weight gain during pregnancy and being active. The app […]

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What To Know If You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes

What To Know If You've Just Been Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy is always a time of anxiety, excitement, apprehensions and of course pure unadulterated joy for most moms – even if it’s not their first time.Being diagnosed with gestational diabetes in the midst of this seemingly erratic time in your life can be overwhelming to say the least. But even after all the hundreds of […]

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What You Need To Know About Carbohydrates And Gestational Diabetes

Avoid "Carbicide": What You Need To Know About Carbs And Gestational Diabetes

All of us have committed carbicide without thinking of the consequences at some point in our lives – eaten a whole pizza, binged on a pint of ice cream or gone through countless number of french fries. However, if you just got diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you’re probably spending a lot of times figuring out […]

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How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?

How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?

Weight gain is expected and normal during pregnancy as your body grows, changes and adapts itself for bearing your baby, his/her growth and lactation. However, the weight you gain during pregnancy should only be enough to accommodate all these changes – excessive weight gain can put you and your baby at risk for health problems […]

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10 Ways To Say “See You Later” To Stress During Pregnancy

10 Ways To Say "See You Later" To Stress During Pregnancy

It’s normal to feel stress about all the changes going on in your life and your body during pregnancy. Pregnancy with gestational diabetes can be even more stressful given how you must closely monitor your blood glucose and its effects on you and your baby. A little bit of stress can even be good. It […]

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Recovering After The Birth Of Your Baby

Recovering After Your Baby Is Born

Your gestational diabetes will most likely go away after you give birth to your baby. Unless you actually have diabetes, you probably won’t need to continue checking your blood glucose after your baby is born. However, it’s up to you to take some extra steps to ensure that your gestational diabetes does not develop into […]

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Ready, Set, Test! What You need to Know About Blood Glucose Testing

Ready, Set, Test! What You need to Know About Blood Glucose Testing

Gestational Diabetes: Monitoring Your Glucose After you get diagnosed with gestational diabetes, your doctor will ask you to regularly check your blood glucose to monitor you and your baby. Your blood sugar will change throughout the day based on your diet and physical activity. Checking your blood glucose will help you and your doctor determine […]

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The Gestational Diabetes Diet – How And What To Eat

How And What To Eat During Gestational Diabetes

Expectant mothers are often told to “eat for two”. However, eating for two can in fact increase your risk for developing gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, excessive weight gain and  backaches. Pregnant women should only add around 300-400 more calories per day to their diet and especially those diagnosed with gestational diabetes should focus on […]

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9 Ways To Maintain Normal Blood Glucose Levels While Eating Out

Normal Blood Glucose Levels

Probably the worst kind of high, blood glucose spikes, are a common by-product of an unadulterated food binge. High calorie and carb foods can cause your blood glucose to shoot up and that’s not something you want with gestational diabetes. Maintaining normal blood glucose levels isn’t easy but it has to be done! No matter […]

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