What are the risks to the mother?

  • Difficult labour, due to delivering a larger baby
    (You may require a caesarean delivery)
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Continuing to have diabetes after the baby is born
  • Developing type 2 diabetes later in life
    (50% chance in the next 10 years)

Clinics & Services

We have three strategically located clinics in Joburg & surrounds and a full range of specialist diabetes services.

Pregnancy and Diabetes

Why every pregnant woman should take note of diabetes and what precautions should be taken.