Pregnancy and Diabetes Educational Resources

Pregnancy and Diabetes - Planning for the Best Start

These patient education resources have been developed by the GDM Project Team for the Statewide Diabetes Clinical Network (QLD Health). They have been translated into the following languages and are intended for assisting when clinicians are educating a woman on self administration of insulin or commencing Metformin. It is preferable to have an appropriate interpreter present or linked by phone but this is not always possible. They are available for downloading and using in your practice.

GDM Insulin Therapy Booklet

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English (PDF)*
Arabic (PDF)*
Bangali (PDF)*
Farsi (PDF)*
Filipino (PDF)*
Hindi (PDF)*
Juba Arabic (PDF)*
Punjabi (PDF)*
Simp Chinese (PDF)*
Tamil (PDF)*
Thai (PDF)*
Trad Chinese (PDF)*
Turkish (PDF)*
Vietnamese (PDF)*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GDM Metformin Brochure

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English (PDF)*
Arabic (PDF)*
Bangali (PDF)*
Farsi (PDF)*
Filipino (PDF)*
Hindi (PDF)*
Juba Arabic (PDF)*
Punjabi (PDF)*
Simp Chinese (PDF)*
Tamil (PDF)*
Thai (PDF)*
Trad Chinese (PDF)*
Turkish (PDF)*
Vietnamese (PDF)*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Having a healthy baby – A guide to planning and managing pregnancy for women with diabetes

Having a healthy baby? is for women with diabetes who are planning a pregnancy now or in the future. It provides information on preparing for pregnancy, how to manage diabetes during pregnancy and once the baby is born. Separate booklets are available for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

These booklets have been adapted from the 2008 NDSS booklet 'Can I have a Healthy Baby?' The original booklet was jointly produced by Diabetes Australia-Victoria, the Australasian Diabetes In Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) and the Type 1 Diabetes Network. The revised booklets have been updated and written by the Expert Reference Group of the NDSS Diabetes in Pregnancy National Development Program and have been endorsed by ADIPS.

Download Booklet & Forms

The booklets are available as hard copy, PDF or e-book.

Hard copies – Hard copies can be ordered by calling the NDSS Infoline on 1300 136 588

PDF can be downloaded from -

Type 1 diabetes - http://www.pregnancyanddiabetes.com.au/globalassets/pdfs/pregnancy_having-healthy-baby-t1-booklet_aug15.pdf

Type 2 diabetes – http://www.pregnancyanddiabetes.com.au/globalassets/pdfs/pregnancy_having-healthy-baby-t2-booklet_aug15.pdf

E-book available from –

Type 1 diabetes - http://ebooks.edocumentonline.com/BUCKNER/having_a_healthy_baby_t1/

Type 2 diabetes - http://ebooks.edocumentonline.com/BUCKNER/having_a_healthy_baby_t2/

www.pregnancyanddiabetes.com.au

pregnancyanddiabetes.com.au is website developed as part of the NDSS Diabetes in Pregnancy National Development program. The website is for women with diabetes who are planning a pregnancy now or in the future. It contains information for all women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, including young women, Indigenous women and multicultural women, as well as their health professionals and partners, family and friends. Resources about contraception and pregnancy are also available to download from the website.

Life After GDM

"Life after GDM" is an information booklet designed to help women who have had gestational diabetes to understand how diabetes can affect them and their family.  It provides information for a healthier lifestyle to help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The booklet was developed by the Australian Diabetes Society and the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society.

To download a PDF copy of the booklet, click on the following link Life after GDM