Thick Vanilla Shake

Just like melted ice cream, this thick vanilla shake hits the spot on a hot sunny day. But unlike most vanilla milkshakes, mine doesn’t contain all those added sugars! Comparing my thick vanilla shake to McDonalds A McDonalds medium vanilla milkshake contains 64...

Thick Strawberry Shake

You must make my thick strawberry shake if you crave a thick ice cream milkshake. Made with no added sugar, this thick strawberry shake is the perfect low-carb snack on a hot summer’s day! Comparing my thick strawberry shake to McDonalds A McDonalds medium...

BBQ

Summer is here… Time for a BBQ! A BBQ/barbecue can be a great choice for safe GD food, but there are still some sneaky foods that you may want to steer clear of, and it can be easy to overload your plate with carbs without thinking. This post will help you find...

Gestational diabetes diet

Gestational diabetes diet  Making changes to follow a good gestational diabetes diet means achieving lower blood sugar levels, ultimately benefiting your baby hugely and reducing the risks and complications associated with gestational diabetes. But with so much...

Insulin for gestational diabetes

Insulin for gestational diabetes – what it is and how it works Where blood sugar levels cannot be lowered and stabilised enough through dietary and lifestyle changes, or through using medication such as Metformin, some patients will be required to use insulin...

Hospital bag list

Hospital bag list for a GD mother Do we need a special hospital bag list for gestational diabetes? Well when it comes to food & drink, yes we do! No, you may not be allowed or want to eat during active labour, but some ladies may be in hospital for a while before...

Easter

Gestational Diabetes Easter Happy Easter! It’s time to start planning your Gestational Diabetes Easter! To help you with a few hints and tips to keep this Easter one where you can safely keep baking your little sugar bunnies, here is a post with a few hints,...

Low levels – how low is too low?

Low levels with gestational diabetes – How low is too low? Many mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes are not given much information or advice about low levels. A question that we get asked frequently in our Facebook support group, is “how low is too...