Pregnancy: trying to stay sane - Shoot up or put up

Category:  Managing Life / Pregnancy (planning, birth & after - including breastfeeding) / Blog / Peer (person or family with diabetes)


One of a series of (very funny) blog posts that talk about the physical and emotional demand of pregnancy with T1

Reviewed by

Yuk-Fun Liu

A frank and amusing first hand account of the difficulties of managing type 1 diabetes during pregnancy which shares the frustrations of trying to achieve tight control whilst highlighting the benefits of having a positive rational outlook

Sarah Gatward

Short and humorous blog post on the difficulties of managing the pregnancy tight rope with type 1 diabetes. On a more serious note, her three points listed as her coping strategy are a great reminder to any women worrying about their control. "Thousands of other people have managed this successfully before me".

Keywords: pregnancy, pregnancy planning, Shoot up or put up