Diabetes and Pregnancy Class for Expectant Parents


This class is developed by local type 1 diabetes expert, mom, and doula, Karina Robinson. All curriculum is based on circumstances seen and experienced in the Utah birth culture; as well as evidence-based research. This class is designed to provide women and their partners with information and direction to empower them while making choices for their pregnancy and birth. Our goal is to help facilitate mental and physical preparation in order for you have the best chances of a safe and satisfying birth while managing diabetes during pregnancy.

This course includes:

  • Mental and physical preparation
  • Essential diabetes statistics & facts
  • Risks & benefits to your options with diabetes
  • Choosing the right provider and birthplace
  • Safely avoiding C-sections
  • What to expect during pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum
  • Planning a safe pregnancy and birth
  • Access to resources and support groups
  • Course manual

This is not a childbirth education class. We focus exclusively on pregnancy and birth with diabetes. If you need a childbirth education class, please contact us.

Course fees are $150 and required to reserve your spot in our class.
One reservation includes reserved space for you and one birthing partner.
Seating is limited and spots fill up quickly. 
Cancellation is required at least 24 hours in advance so we can fill your spot.