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Having a baby is a big decision for any woman. But when you have diabetes, there’s a bit more to think about. Emma, our Clinical Advisor, pictured above, is here to answer all your questions about being pregnant and having diabetes, to help improve your chances of a happy pregnancy. Can I have a baby…

Tweet After thirty-eight weeks of growing in what could easily have been a compromised environment, (salvaged only by managing my diabetes carefully) my healthy baby girl was born. Weighing 8lb 6oz, with ten tiny fingers and toes, and a headful of dark hair, I fell in love at first sight – and yes, I still…

Tweet A few months ago I thought making a birth plan and having any opinion about labour was a pointless affair; that diabetes would make these decisions for me. But this is not true. In the throes of a diabetes downer (and we’ve all been there) it’s very easy to let our life-long disease take…