Hi friends! I’m so excited to finally share this news with you and answer some of your questions about my experience so far!
0:00 Announcement, due date, and showing the bump!
1:10 Why I didn’t share my pregnancy until now
2:29 Overall, how has it been managing your type 1 diabetes while pregnant? What is the biggest challenge?
4:27 Was this pregnancy a surprise or planned?
5:03 How did you find out you were pregnant?
5:52 How did you plan for pregnancy diabetes-wise?
6:56 What is your care team like? Are you at a high-risk OBGYN, and how often are your appointments?
8:06 Does being pregnant affect your blood sugars? How have your insulin needs changed throughout pregnancy?
9:05 Did you have morning sickness? How did you deal with it?
10:18 What blood sugars do you aim for during pregnancy?
11:35 What was your A1C when conceiving and during pregnancy? What is the “ideal” A1C for pregnancy?
13:18 In what ways has pregnancy changed your relationship with type 1 diabetes?
13:47 Is it harder to find places to put your insulin pump while pregnant?
14:34 What has been an essential part of self care during pregnancy?
15:10 What are your pregnancy food cravings?
16:02 What has been the scariest part of being pregnant with type 1 diabetes so far?
16:44 Any books or resources you recommend?
17:47 Any advice or tips for people with type 1 diabetes who are planning to get pregnant?
19:15 Are you having a boy or a girl?
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Disclaimer: I am not a healthcare professional. I am only sharing my personal experience with type 1 diabetes and pregnancy. None of the content in this video should be taken as medical advice. Always talk to your doctor and/or diabetes team if you have questions about type 1 diabetes and pregnancy.