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Week 17 – 5.3lb and growing!!!

Another scan this week revealed a 5.3lb baby Steel already, I am now 32 weeks and the baby gains most weight in the next 7 weeks. I think with the weight and excess water the doctor decided we should p...  

Week 16 – Spending my Life in Hospitals!

I had a diabetic check up and even though my insulin requirements have changed looks like I have kept them at a reasonable level as my HbA1c was still 7.0. I know I want them in the sixes but keeping an eye on the change in requirements in pregnancy is quite hard – so I am happy with the result. ...  

Week 15 – 4lb and growing!

We had a 30 week scan today and baby Steel is already just over 4lb which means it’s on target for about 10lb! I’m sure it could be worse but that’s larger than the turkey we’ve ordered for Christmas!!!!! My insulin requirements are still changing, but it has been really difficult this week as my sugars were running hig...  

Week 14

I went to the annual Manchester Diabetic Concern Conference at the weekend, which was very useful. The conference had key note speakers on education, dealing with stress and health.  I found the education one very useful, even though I have always known there were courses for both type 1 and type2 I have never ...  

Week 13 – Diabetic Baby!

I had a 28 week scan today and the baby is on the heavy side. Baby is on the big line, so at least it’s not over the line! Not sure what else I can do to ensure the baby doesn’t grow too big, hopefully my HbA1c will be below 7 next time, I will carry on eating healthy. The main thing though is the baby looks healthy....