Having gestational diabetes won’t impact your ability to breastfeed. In fact early breastfeeding (within half an hour of birth) can help your baby maintain normal levels of blood glucose. Your baby will have a heel prick blood test several times during its first day to test for low blood glucose levels. Breastfeeding may also reduce your baby’s risk of developing diabetes later in life.
I’m Lisa Taylor, the mum behind GDRecipes. I created this site after having GDM myself & because I love food. I’d like to inspire, motivate & support you to cook & eat well during your pregnancy with GDM & beyond. Come read my story. My kitchen is your kitchen. ... Read more
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Getting startedGetting started with GDM? Check out our 'Eating Well' section for tips on eating right & staying on track. Can you have your cake and eat it too? Find out.
First Testimonial'I know what you ate last summer...& it didn't give you GDM'. What are some of the myths about getting GDM? Find out in our article.
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