If you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, your doctor may recommend you meet with a diabetes educator or dietitian. At the end of this article, you will find sources to locate a diabetes educator in your area.
One of the best available resources on-line is a free 49-page booklet titled "Managing Gestational Diabetes: A Patient’s Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy." This booklet provides an extensive and overall look at gestational diabetes. It also provides a sample daily menu plan and daily record to write down your daily food intake, as wells as physical activity. The booklet is available at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/Managing_Gestational_D....
The following are some general healthy eating guidelines for women with gestational diabetes. However, the best healthy eating plan for you should be discussed and provided by your health care provider.