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Pregnancy and diabetes

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For women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy starts with getting the right information and advice prior to pregnancy.


Women with diabetes can have a healthy baby, but there are extra risks during pregnancy. With careful planning, and support from a team of health professionals, these risks can be reduced.


This fact sheet provides information on diabetes and pregnancy, including:

  • Why plan?
  • Contraception for women with diabetes
  • Planning for a healthy pregnancy
  • Diabetes during pregnancy
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Pregnancy planning checklist


This fact sheet has been translated into Arabic, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Greek, Italian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.


To view the fact sheet, click on your preferred language below.

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