Website Login


Pregnancy and diabetes

For women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy starts with getting the right information and advice before you fall pregnant.

Pregnancy-and-diabetesWomen 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.

Learn about 'Pregnancy and diabetes':

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

Access this information sheet:

Download the PDF, or
Request the information sheet be sent out to you.


The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.