Pregnancy with diabetes type 1 and 2

Cesarean section
Type 1 and 2
The choice of the hospital
Symptoms, signs



pregnancy diabetes mellitus type 1.

pregnancy diabetesWhen planning a pregnancy, both parents should consider the potential risk for both mother and fetus. A predisposition to diabetes mellitus type 1 is only 5%, provided that one parent is sick.

If a woman diabetes patient insists on keeping the pregnancy, then she should come to be examined by the endocrinologist and obstetrician once every two weeks in the first half of pregnancy and every two weeks during the second half. For the entire period of pregnancy, the woman will be hospitalized at least three times.

the First hospitalization should be conducted after the determination of pregnancy that the doctors were able to assess the health of the pregnant woman, also selected special antidiabetic therapy.

the Second hospitalization is carried out from 20th to 28th week of pregnancy, in this period the correction of insulin therapy. For most women, this period coincides with serious complications of severe toxemia, fetal hypoxia, the large size of the fetus, pelvic presentation of the child.

At 36-37 weeks of pregnancy is artificial delivery. In children who were born prematurely may experience respiratory distress. During pregnancy there is a strict monitoring of the health of women and undertake the relevant tests.


pregnancy diabetes mellitus type 2.

If you have type 2 diabetes pregnancy is very rare. The risk of inheritance of the disease the child grows to 25%, it should be considered during pregnancy planning. A favorable outcome occurs in 97% of women with type 2 diabetes mellitus. There is also a risk to the mother's life.

During pregnancy a woman should follow a special diet, so you must consult a nutritionist. In the first trimester it is necessary to strictly follow the weight gain, which should not exceed 2 kilograms, and for the entire period not more than 12 pounds. At insufficient intake of carbohydrates may occur ketonuria, which can lead to neurological pathology of the fetus, so you should carefully monitor your diet.

a Pregnant woman must drink milk and vitamin D to offset the calcium loss. You also need to consume folic acid and iron supplements.