Table 2 : Qualitative results: M-D open-ended responses.


Question #1: What do you know about diabetes and pregnancy?

Answers Mother Daughter

Nothing/Not much/Very little 19% 24%
Blood sugar should be well controlled 25% 24%
Dangerous/complicate/Risk for both mother and child 25% 6%

Question #2: What do you know about diabetes and birth control?

Answers Mother Daughter

Nothing, Not much 54% 58%
BC has its own side effects (e.g., high BP and blood clots) 15% 0%
Important to take BC pill 0% 18%

Question #3: What do you know about preconception counseling and care?

Answers Mother Daughter

Nothing, Not much, never heard of it 38% 88%
Very important 23% 0%
Necessary due to possible complications 15% 0%

Charron-Prochownik et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2014 1:2DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-1-2