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Positive pregnancy test!!! Eeeeeeeekkkk!!!

Discussion in 'Pregnancy' started by Sarahkylie88, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. Sarahkylie88

    Sarahkylie88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    I have just done a test and I'm pregnant!! About 5 weeks I think!! Can't believe it has happened so soon!! Only been off contraception 6 weeks!! Especially as I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries before I had my son!!


    Anyway, I have literally done the test today, I was away last week and wasn't as well behaved as I normally would be... Who can resist a pain of chocolat what on France!!! And to be honest everything on offer was very short acting, there was nothing of any long lasting substance really?
    My sugars were good most of the time, but my pod came out on the journey there and on the way back!! Being knocked whilst travelling!

    I had highs after breakfast, but they didn't last long, they had come down 2.5 hours after, just caused a bit of a spike (14-16mmol but then dropped pretty sharpish after).I normally have porridge which keeps me very steady!!

    I had my suspicions I may have been pregnant, but honestly didn't think it would happen so soon and now I'm a little bit worrried about baby!!! I saw my doctor last week and she said that because my hba1c is well controlled (6.6%) that if I'm a little high a couple of days while away not to worry. I told her and my dsn nurse that I had my suspicions about being pregnant and they said not to think about a test till I got back!!

    I wish I had done a test before hand!! Just can't believe it!!!
     
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  2. Mrsass

    Mrsass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeyyyyy!!! Congratulations Hun!

    Don't stress about the highs just correct ASAP and you will be fine, obviously avoid them when you can but they do happen and it's not the end of the world :)

    You will probably get a few more random highs at this stage so just keep close check on your bgs cos that will soon change to random lows lol

    Obviously give your DSN a call on Monday to let her know your good news so you can get booked in to be seen

    Abbie xx
     
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  3. Sarahkylie88

    Sarahkylie88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you!! Just having a little panic! As if it was just me to worry about id take them on the chin, the pain of chocolat was worth it, but I've someone else to think of now too!!
    Yep, I will give her a ring first thing on monday! She will be so excited!!
    Guess I won't be needing the preconception clinic after all!!
     
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    Sarahkylie88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  7. azure

    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Congratulations! Great news!
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Lovely news, congratulations :) x
     
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    • Congratulations. :happy: . It sounds like you are in a good place with your BG. Make an appointment to see your specialist diabetes maternity team asap and they will be able to advise you about safe targets for pregnancy. Nice recommend a fasting of less than 5.5 but less than 6 is reasonable. You will also need to test one hour post-meal and the target is less than 7.8. And most of all enjoy your pregnancy xx
     
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    heavenly HCP · Newbie

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    And just to add. Are you taking the higher dose 5mg folic acid. If not start it as soon as possible x
     
  12. claire1991

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    Congratulations!! xxx
     
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    Sarahkylie88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all!! I am have been taking the 5mg folic acid for about 8 weeks aiming to be very tight on bgs too!! x
     
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    Congratulations ! Amazing news
     
  16. Sarahkylie88

    Sarahkylie88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @Finley02!

    I seem to be struggling with post meals bg, I'm fine before meals and 2 hours post is usually around 8... How to I tighten to one hour being 7.8 without hypoing?

    Any advice gratefully received, lovely ladies! First pregnancy using a pump...
     
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    You could try play about with injecting a bit earlier @Sarahkylie88 xx
     
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    Wow @Sarahkylie88! That's fantastic news I'm so thrilled for you!keep us updated on how you are getting on!congratulations!xx
     
  20. 1Sarah1

    1Sarah1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hiya I found that I sometimes had to snack 5-10cho to stop hypos. Like @Mrsass says inject 20mins before. I did find my ratios changed quite a bit and was forever adjusting my pump basal xx
     
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