Some women develop a type of diabetes called gestational diabetes during their pregnancy.
Finding out you have gestational diabetes can be very frightening and dangerous too.
Learn what gestational diabetes is, the signs, what problems it can cause, and how can be managed in order to protect your baby.
What is gestational diabetes?
Gestational diabetes (or GDM) occurs when a woman who has never had diabetes before pregnancy develops elevated levels of blood glucose (sugar) levels during pregnancy. It is thought that gestational diabetes affects up to 18% of pregnant women.
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