Pre-pregnancy Checklist

Watch the following clip to summarise 9 important points for a pre-pregnancy checklist




Question

What is the normal blood sugar range?

 

During pregnancy, a basal bolus regime for insulin is often recommended. A basal bolus regime requires the individual to take insulin 4 times per day - short cting insulin is taken at breakfast, lunch and dinnertime and long acting insulin is taken at bedtime.

 

What do you think is the advantage of a basal bolus regime?
Why is it important to check rubella status pre-conceptually?

 

Watch the video clip on "Why we need to know" which will give an overal summary on the issues we have looked at so far.

Why we need to know