I'm new here, so if this topic has already been covered, just let me know :)
I've been diabetic for over 20 years, and am now breastfeeding my second daughter, age 1 year + 4 months.
I'm also a lactation counsellor by profession.
Whenever disucssing breastfeeding with association with diabetes, the main concern is always having low blood sugar since breastfeeding uses so much of the moms energy.
BUT - I was just thinking about the other side of the coin, and cannot seem to find a good answer anywhere !
Does HIGH blood sugar effect mothers breastmilk?
is there a level of blood sugar that is too high to breastfeed?
if the mom has high blood sugar that leads to ketones - does that affect the breastmilk and can the baby nurse if the mother has ketones???
Thanks so mcch for your insight