Pregnancy

The Glucose Test & Gestational Diabetes

8th July 2018
Gestational Diabetes - High Blood Sugar in Pregnancy

A couple weeks after my first midwife appointment I was booked in for a glucose test and 2nd appointment with my midwife due to having a higher BMI. The glucose test is performed in pregnancy when your BMI is higher than 30 or later on in pregnancy if gestational diabetes is suspected. Gestational diabetes is […]

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Pregnancy

My 1st Midwife Appointment

30th June 2018
1st Midwife Appointment: Pregnancy Notes and Bounty Pack

After discovering we were expecting our first baby, I called my GP the next week to book my 1st midwife appointment. I was informed that my first appointment, also known as the booking appointment because they book your birth, would be at the 8 week stage with my midwife. It usually takes place between 8 […]

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