Pregnancy and Diabetes


Over 360,000 people give birth each year in Canada, and for people with diabetes, while the risks and challenges are of course magnified, the reality is that you can successfully navigate the before and after phases of pregnancy. At Beyond Type 2 you’ll find resources for each stage of your pregnancy and what risks you may face along the way.

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Pregnancy and Type 2 Diabetes

Getting ready for your new baby LEARN MORE

What is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that causes high blood glucose during pregnancy. As rates of type 2 diabetes increase worldwide, so do rates of gestational diabetes. LEARN MORE

What I Learned From Managing T2D While Pregnant

Wonder what it could be like to manage type 2 diabetes while pregnant? Read Erin’s story about having a smooth pregnancy. LEARN MORE

Having a community of women with type 2 diabetes who understands the ups and downs of pregnancy is invaluable. Join our Beyond Type 2 app for additional support.