Can a diabetic breastfeed?

Answer On One Hand: Diabetic Mothers Ought to BreastfeedAccording to the American Diabetes Association, breastfeeding "provides the best nutrition for babies" and "is recommended for all mothers with eith... Read More »

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Can a diabetic adoptive mom breastfeed?

On One Hand: It Is Safe and AchievableIt is safe and achievable for an adoptive mom to breastfeed if she is diabetic. Breastfeeding is the preferred feeding method for infants. In fact, breastfeedi... Read More »

Is it possible to breastfeed a baby after a month of not being breastfeed?

Yes, if you still have milk in your breasts and if the baby still wants to nurse.

Needing some serious answers and help on diabetic questions.My mom is a diabetic and has been for years.?

There is no "One size fits all" diet plan for those of us with diabetes.Your Mom's needs are different than mine.She will work with her endo, dietitian and diabetes educator to find out what plan i... Read More »

If a diabetic and a non-diabetic ate exactly the same and did the same exercise, who would gain more weight?

if the diabetic was untreated (or inadequately treated), the non-diabetic would gain more weight. if the diabetic was adequately treated, they would gain the same amount of weight.