Gestational Diabetes: Guide For A Healthy Mom & Baby

Learn quickly and easily the secrets to successfully managing gestational diabetes. Have a thriving pregnancy!
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Taught by a mother and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who has had 2 pregnancies with gestational diabetes and other complications - and sold thousands of books on Amazon about this very topic! Now I want to share with you!

You are pregnant and now you are worried about gestational diabetes. Learning more is essential for all women today.

It's also essential to learn the ins and outs so you are not afraid but confident.

It's actually quite simple - there's a few simple, easy things to do .. but - and let's be honest here - your doctor and other sites on the internet don't really do a good job in explaining things in detail, do they?

I spent the last 18 years as a Registered Dietitian working through the testing, tweaking, re-testing, improving and eventually succeeding at managing diabetes .. and have now put this course together for you - to which you have full lifetime access, including all the updates, for free.

I "take you by the hand" and "behind the scenes" and show you everything, explaining it in simple "no jargon allowed" videos and support lectures.

You will need to be ready to change your diet to adjust the amount of calories and foods that you eat. This course will show you what you need to change, and you can decide how much and based on the blood glucose changes you can make further changes. You also will need to be able to multiply / divide numbers so you can calculate the amounts of carbohydrates, calories, proteins, and fats that you need for your diet.

See exactly how you can be successful at overcoming gestational diabetes with a few tweaks and changes to your diet. Meal planning is key and so is taking insulin and both are discussed in detail in this course.

No outlay, nothing to buy or pay for. No additional materials are required for the course.

Nothing is left out - you see everything

... and my help and assistance to Udemy students is without question


And the unconditional, Udemy backed, 30 day money-back guarantee is not just any old guarantee, it's my personal promise to you that you will succeed ... I'm here to help.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior experience necessary
  • Knowledge of how to multiply and divide numbers so you can calculate the amounts of different parts of your diet
  • Be ready to change your diet to adjust the amount of calories and foods that you eat.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand what gestational diabetes is and how it affects your pregnancy
  • Control your blood sugar using food, exercise and possibly medication
  • Feel more comfortable and relaxed about the stressful diagnosis and what you need to do to be healthy during pregnancy
  • Understand what gestational diabetes is and how it affects your pregnancy

Who is the target audience?

  • Women who are pregnant and have gestational diabetes
  • Family members of women with gestational diabetes
  • Medical providers for patients with gestational diabetes

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Control Of Your Gestational Diabetes
Section 2: What Is Gestational Diabetes?
What Is Gestational Diabetes and What is the GTT Test?
Section 3: What Causes Gestational Diabetes?
Causes and Risk Factors For Gestational Diabetes
Section 4: Complications of Gestational Diabetes
Complications Of Gestational Diabetes
Section 5: Treatment Options
Treatment Options For GDM
Section 6: Insulin And Gestational Diabetes
Blood Sugar Guidelines For Gestational Diabetes
Insulin And Gestational Diabetes
Testing For Ketones
Section 7: Exercising With Gestational Diabetes
Exercising with gestational diabetes
Section 8: Being Sick With Gestational Diabetes
Being Sick With Gestational Diabetes
Section 9: Meal Planning - How To Understand Your New Diet
Calculating Calories, Protein, Carbohydrates and Fats For Your Meal Plan
What Are Carbohydrates In My Diet And What Do They Do?
What Are Fats in My Diet and How Do They Fit In A Meal Plan?
What Are Proteins In My Diet And How Do They Work?
Creating Your Own Meal Pattern and Meal Plan For Your Week

When you are just tired of eating at home, you will probably eat a meal or two out. This lecture provides helpful suggestions for meals on the go and restaurant choices that are healthier for a mom with gestational diabetes so you can stay on plan and still have a great night out.


This link to an outside resource provides a listing of items and the serving sizes for carbohydrate, fat, and protein choices in your gestational diabetes diet. You will use it to become familiar with the foods you are eating and correct portion sizes for your meal plan.

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Use this sample blank meal pattern to write out your meals allowances and keep track of how many carbs you are eating at each meal with your gestational diabetes meal plan.

Section 10: Where To Find Support

Learn more about where to find the resources both on line and locally that can help you with managing your gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes affects your entire family, and these tips will help you create a healthy and happy environment around you to support your pregnancy throughout.

BONUS LECTURE: Links To Other Resources For Gestational Diabetes

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Instructor Biography

Mrs. Mathea Ford, The most valued resource for your nutrition needs as an RDN

Mathea Ford, Registered Dietitian, is the expert on gestational diabetes diets that people turn to over and over again. She has published over 20 books and continues to blog on her website about gestational diabetes and it's causes. She has developed expertise in food service management as well as working in hospitals. She knows how to manage a meal pattern and make foods taste good as well as be healthy for you.

Mathea works to bring the complicated nature of the diabetes diet or any other chronic illness to a place where all can understand. Even if you are just reading this to help a family member, you will be able to take the information and provide the assistance needed to help yourself or your family.

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