Pregnancy Resources

To read more about pregnancy, including the planning phases, have a look at these resources.

WEB SITES
DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT
www.DiabetesSelfManagement.com
Search on “pregnancy” to read articles on using a pump during pregnancy, contraceptive options, and more.

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AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
www.diabetes.org
Search on “pregnancy” to read articles on recent research on diabetes and pregnancy, as well as basic information on planning for a pregnancy.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd
Under “Prevention of Birth Defects,” click on “Diabetes and Pregnancy.”

MARCH OF DIMES
www.marchofdimes.com
Click on “Before You’re Pregnant” to read about preconception planning.

BOOKS
DIABETES & PREGNANCY: WHAT TO EXPECT, 4TH EDITION
American Diabetes Association
Alexandria, Virginia, 2001

WHEN YOU’RE A PARENT WITH DIABETES
Kathryn Gregorio Palmer
Hatherleigh Press
Long Island City, NY, 2006

101 TIPS FOR A HEALTHY PREGNANCY WITH DIABETES
Patti B. Geil, MS, RD, CDE, and Laura B. Hieronymus, MSEd, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE
American Diabetes Association
Alexandria, Virginia, 2003