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The WAG program has been designed specifically for women with a history of gestational diabetes.

WAG includes information on:

  • Practical nutritional advice for busy mothers with small children.
  • Healthy cooking strategies for family including cooking demonstration, supermarket shopping, making healthy meals and label reading.
  • Suitable advice for increasing physical activity after giving birth.
  • Strategies for increasing motivation and managing stress.
  • Lifestyle tips to help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes and improve health for future pregnancies.

WAG programs are located at local maternal child health services and includes 5 x 60 minute group sessions over 5 weeks facilitated by a health professional.

Mothers are welcome to bring their babies and small children along to the program.

Upcoming program start dates

  • Wednesday 22 May 2019, 9.30–10.30am
    Bentleigh Maternal Child Heath Centre
  • Mondays 29 April to 27 May 2019, 9.30–10.30am
    North Kew Maternal Child Heath Centre
  • Thursdays 2 May to 30 May 2019, 10.30–11.30am
    Murrumbeena Maternal Child Health Centre
  • Fridays 7 June to 5 July 2019, 10.30–11.30am
    Box Hill South Family Centre

More dates for 2019 in other areas coming soon...

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