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This resource stresses the importance of regular health checks for women who have diabetes when they are pregnant. It looks at the risk factors for developing gestational diabetes and the steps women can take to look after their health during a pregnancy including; a healthy diet and drinks, physical activity and weight control.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
This resource is part of the Growing strong: feeding you and your baby set of resources developed by Queensland Health to help health staff talk with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families about nutrition for mothers who develop diabetes during pregnancy. It is useful for pregnant women and women who are considering pregnancy.
Division of the Chief Health Officer
Queensland Department of Health
PO Box 2368
Fortitude Valley BC
Brisbane Qld 4006
Ph: (07) 3328 9262
Fax: (07) 3328 9296