Managing Food Aversions and Gestational Diabetes

Managing Food Aversions and Gestational Diabetes

food aversions and gestational diabetesIf there is one thing nearly every pregnant woman has dealt with, it is food aversions. When the slightest scent, taste, or even look of particular foods can send you running for the bathroom, cooking and eating become a whole other issue to contend with. To make matters more difficult, you now have to balance your food aversions and gestational diabetes. It is issues like this that make growing your little bundle of joy slightly less than joyful at times.

The good news is that there are some tips and techniques that can help you manage your food aversions and gestational diabetes. What works for one woman may not work for you, so be patient with yourself as you try and figure out what is going to help you through these difficult weeks of food aversions and morning sickness. [Read more…]

How to Plan Gestational Diabetes Friendly Snacks

How to Plan Gestational Diabetes Friendly Snacks

Snacks are an important part of anyone’s healthy diet, but especially when you are eating for more than just yourself. Your gestational diabetes diet includes recommendations as well as restrictions on what you can and should not eat. Planning ahead helps you make the best decisions possible to keep your blood sugar levels balanced.

Know What to Eat

Simply knowing which foods are good options and which foods should be avoided is a major step up for making the best decisions possible. [Read more…]