So you have just tested positive for Gestational Diabetes.

What now?

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Well first of all you need to find out as much as you can about this condition and how it affects you and your baby and your birth preferences.

But where do you start?

What is going to be helpful and what is going to be more opinion based?

I have done a lot of the work for you.

Here are some really good and evidence based articles, studies and information from so many different sources so you are informed to make the right choices for you and your baby.

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http://gppartners.com.au/images/newsletter/Qld%20Guidelines%20Diabetes%20in%20Pregnancy%20nov14.pdf

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/does-gestational-diabetes-always-mean-a-big-baby-and-induction/

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/pregnancy/gestational-diabetes#.VJS3ZDABg

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/birth/gestational-diabetes-induction-labour-know/

http://rixarixa.blogspot.com.au/2008/01/michel-odent-on-gd.html?m=1

http://www.diabetesqld.org.au/media/33447/gestational_diabetes_booklet.pdf

http://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2013/august/gestational-diabetes-mellitus/

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD007122.pub3/abstract;jsessionid=6249830A7B2B0EBD503D98C7BC7263E5.f01t03#.VMJXyw6GCd4.facebook

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/gestational-diabetes-and-the-glucola-test/

https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/managing-gestational-diabetes

http://www.babycenter.com.au/a2058/gestational-diabetes

http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/gestational-diabetes-guide/understanding-gestational-diabetes-basics

http://healthyhints.com.au/gestational-diabetes-busting-the-myths/

http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Fulltext/2016/01000/Gestational_Diabetes_Screening__The_International.4.aspx?platform=hootsuite

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD007222.pub3/abstract

http://www.fitpregnancy.com/pregnancy/labor-delivery/ask-labor-nurse/gestational-diabetes-versus-unwanted-interventions

http://apps.who.int/rhl/pregnancy_childbirth/induction/guideline-gestational-diabetes/en/index.html

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/85975/1/WHO_NMH_MND_13.2_eng.pdf

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/44531/1/9789241501156_eng.pdf

http://www.webhealthsolution.com/diabetes/gestational-diabetes

http://www.webhealthsolution.com/diabetes/gestational-diabetes-pregnancy

http://patient.info/doctor/gestational-diabetes

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http://www.kemh.health.wa.gov.au/development/manuals/O&G_guidelines/sectionb/3/b3.1.13.1.pdf

http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-family/a9100/pregnancy-diabetes-gestational-diabetes/

https://www.ndss.com.au/gestational-diabetes

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gestational-diabetes/basics/definition/con-20014854

https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:RY8kOAxRWIgJ:https://www.ranzcog.edu.au/doc/diagnosis-of-gestational-diabetes-mellitus-gdm-c-obs-07.html+&cd=10&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=au

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/birth/induction-of-labour-to-induce-or-not-induce/

https://www.ranzcog.edu.au/womens-health/college-communiques/1392-diagnosis-of-gestational-diabetes-mellitus-gdm-in-australia.html

http://adips.org/downloads/ADIPSConsensusGuidelinesGDM-03.05.13VersionACCEPTEDFINAL.pdf

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I hope you have found this really helpful, and if you have other links that can be added please let me know by emailing me [email protected]

Good luck with your pregnancy, labour, birth and the postpartum period.