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The University of Chicago Medicine - The Family Birth Center

Pregnancy and Diabetes

Maintaining a healthy blood sugar level is always important. It becomes even more important during pregnancy.

If you have diabetes and you're pregnant or considering pregnancy, our specialists can help you manage your blood sugar level and minimize your risk for complications.

Our dedicated team of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nutritionists, pediatricians, and other specialists provide multidisciplinary care for pregnant women with:

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Prediabetes
  • Gestational diabetes

We offer individualized diabetes management strategies designed to maximize your and your baby's health during pregnancy. Our experts specialize in helping women:

  • Understand the risks associated with diabetes and pregnancy
  • Understand proper blood glucose monitoring
  • Modify diet and physical activity to maximize maternal-fetal health
  • Manage medications, including oral and insulin medications