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[IPk] Pregnancy questions for pumpers
For those of you who have had pump pregnancies, I would be grateful for some
* Where did you put your pump overnight as you got bigger? I normally
use one of those waist band things for overnight (and exercise) but the
velcro is fast approaching the end at present! Any suggestions welcome.
* Did you wear your pump in labour, or let the hospital use an insulin
infusion? I am not sure if I should push to stay on the pump or it will
just be too much to cope with in labour if my BG goes higher.
* Did your consultant let you go full term or did they stick to
* Did your baby automatically go to the neo natal unit? My consultant
has informed me that this is their policy - I agree entirely if there is a
problem but not just because I am diabetic and it is there policy - should I
argue my case? Or am I a naove first time mother?
As I say, any advice would be gratefully welcomed.
IDDM 22 years +; Minimed 508 2 years +
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