Becoming pregnant: exploring the perspectives of women living with diabetes.

  title={Becoming pregnant: exploring the perspectives of women living with diabetes.},
  author={Frances Griffiths and Pam Lowe and Felicity K Boardman and Catherine Ayre and Roger Gadsby},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  volume={58 548},
BACKGROUND The risk of adverse pregnancy outcome for women with type 1 diabetes is reduced through tight diabetes control. Most women enter pregnancy with inadequate blood glucose control. Interview studies with women suggest the concept of 'planned' and 'unplanned' pregnancies is unhelpful. AIM To explore women's accounts of their journeys to becoming pregnant while living with type 1 diabetes. DESIGN OF STUDY Semi-structured interviews with 15 women living with pre-gestational type 1… CONTINUE READING

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