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Does a lot of things you can do to increase your chances for a healthy pregnancy.
But for women living with type two diabetes taking control of your condition is the first step we've -- this question from a viewer.
-- -- -- I'm a 32 year old woman with type two diabetes.
Is there anything they need to take into account in preparation for trying to get pregnant.
Jennifer it's important to get your blood glucose level within target range three to six months before conception.
And keep it that way throughout your pregnancy.
The American Diabetes Association defines that target range between sixty and -- hundred -- nineteen before eating.
On a 10249.
An hour after you eat.
You'll also want to get your hemoglobin a one -- down to a normal range which means the low 7%.
The first trimester of pregnancy is a critical time in the formation of your baby's vital organs.
Failing to manage your sugars can increase the risk of complications like.
Pretty maturity miscarriages.
Birth defects macro so -- or having an abnormally large baby.
Dangerously low blood -- at birth.
-- jaundice and respiratory issues having high blood glucose levels during pregnancy can also could you at -- Get a pre pregnancy exam to make sure you're healthy and ready to concede.
Don't -- doctor about any medications and supplements you're taking because some of them.
May not be recommended for use during pregnancy the simple diet and lifestyle changes can also help prepare you.
Body for a healthy pregnancy.
We have a health question email me at Dr.
Manny at foxnews.com.
Until next time I'm document.