So.....I had my son 3 months ago, and it was a wonderful experience. He was a scheduled c-section because of his breech position but ended up being 9 lbs 11 ounces, so, as much as I wanted to go natural, I was rather content with the way things turned out;) He was very tall (23") and also had a large head circumference, so I think he's just a big baby, and not big because of my sugars. I felt vindicated that he was proportionally large since my doctors had been so hard on my about his size, but I digress.
Anyway, I guess the one thing I wasn't prepared for is that his blood sugar crashed as soon as he came out. They cleaned him off and tested him and his blood sugar was 26, so he spent 4 days in the NICU for monitoring while on IV sugar/fluid. Apparently this is "really common" for T1s per my health care providers, but I had never heard of that before and wish I had been mentally prepared for that possibility. They explained it as him making extra insulin while in utero to compensate for my high blood sugars that crossed the placenta and that when he's born, he's still producing extra insulin, and it takes a while for him to balance this out. I thought it was strange that no one had mentioned this possibility to me the entire time I was pregnant. Other than that little hiccup, everything went smoothly. I was happy my OBGYN left it up to me as to whether I wanted to monitor my own blood sugars (I did) because it meant one less person stopping in my room every half hour to check on me. My son just turned 3 months old yesterday and he is happy and healthy! So glad he's finally here:)