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My hba1c was 7.6 and I managed to drop it to 6.9. I am diabetic for past 4 years . Can I get pregnant in this situation ?
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You need to discuss it with your Endo and OBGYN. They will tell you. I got pregnant with my 2nd child with an A1c of 7.7. We got my A1c to 5.0 in a month. Anything is possible so talk to your doctors and keep up the hard work! You are doing awesome!
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I am 8 week pregnant an a1c 7.2 just taking metformin to control my daibetes .tell me you deliver a healthy baby
Hi Hiramalik!  Congrats on the baby. Yes, you'll most likely deliver a healthy baby.  It's important to work with your doctor and communicate regularly. Are they working to get your a1c down a bit?  Under 6 is best (that's normal range).  You are so close to that. Your ob and endo will want to make sure you keep yoru A1c's on target and you may be classified as high risk.  Just so they can monitor you and baby closely. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/library/features/type-1-and-pregnancy.html  Metformin is generally considered safe during pregnancy.
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Congratulations on reducing your Hba1c.  Keep up the good work.

You will need to ask your Doctor this question, and hopefully also work with a team of diabetes educators so you can have a healthy and successful pregnancy.

I know that medical personnel want blood sugar to be as close to normal as possible prior to pregnancy.  Definitely this is less than Hba1c = 7.0 and ideally it will be hba1c in the 5 - 6 range.

Are you eating lower carb?  this will also help in managing blood sugars.  I can recommend the book Diabetes Solutions by Dr. Richard Bernstein.  He has lots of great information that can be helpful to managing diabetes.  Type1Grit also has heaps of great low carb recipes.

Have you done basal-bolus testing to make sure your insulin doses are ideal?  

Best wishes.  You can do this!
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