We now know that the key to a healthy pregnancy for a woman with diabetes is tight blood sugar control—both before she is pregnant and during her pregnancy. The implant is placed just under the skin on the inner side of your upper arm. If you have diabetes and want to get pregnant, the most important thing you can do is to get your blood sugar in your target range. Talk to your doctor if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are planning to get pregnant. Check your blood sugar often, so you will know if your blood sugar is under control. If you have diabetes and want to get pregnant, the most important thing you can do is to get your blood sugar in your target range. This can keep you at a healthy weight or help you lose weight, if you need to, before you get pregnant.
Take folic acid supplements before you get pregnant. This may help prevent neural tube defects in the baby. If you take medicine, including over-the-counter medicine, talk to your doctor to see if you need to stop