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Gestational Diabetes Isn’t The End Of The World

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On Monday I had my meeting with the nutritional counselor and received my very own blood sugar testing kit for gestational diabetes. I’m weird and have absolutely no problem with needles (I haven’t always been this way, I remember the fits I threw over shots as a kid, but one day I just realized it’s […]

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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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Infographic: Snack On These Healthy Foods During Gestational Diabetes

Snack On These Healthy Foods During Gestational Diabetes

Eating snack regularly during gestational diabetes can help you to avoid hypoglycaemia and also prevents you from over eating during your main meals. Here’s a reference for snacking with gestational diabetes:

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6 Ways To Get More Active During Pregnancy With A Busy Routine

Get More Active During Pregnancy With A Busy Routine

Being active can help pregnant women to control weight gain during pregnancy and make labor easier. For expectant mothers with gestational diabetes, regular exercise helps to keep blood glucose levels in check and help the body process insulin more efficiently. But life’s busy and sometimes we may not get time to fit in a scheduled […]

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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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Active Pregnancy – Why Is It Important?

Active Pregnancy - Why Is It Important?

Being active during your pregnancy can help you to avoid excess weight gain, prevent aches and pains and prepare you for labor. It’s also a great way to boost your mood and beat the pregnancy blues. However, in pregnancy, especially that with gestational diabetes, expectant mothers should always consult with their doctor to ensure that […]

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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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Watch: This Easy Baked Fish Will Be A Hit At Dinner

Watch: This Easy Baked Fish Will Be A Hit At Dinner

Fish is high in protein and low in fat and carbs which makes it the perfect choice for a light dinner. This easy baked fish recipe is yummy, come together really quickly and won’t cause your blood glucose numbers to rise. Try it for dinner tonight!  

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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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Embracing Sweetness-My 9 Months With Gestational Diabetes

Embracing Sweetness – My 9 Months With Gestational Diabetes

First time when I hit those high blood glucose numbers, I was running through my ninth month of pregnancy. My gestational diabetes was gone as soon as it was discovered, without much effort. Seven years later, I found myself again in my gynecologist’s office. I was pregnant for the second time. I was on cloud nine […]

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