Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a kind of diabetes that some women get when they are pregnant that makes them more likely to get type 2 diabetes later in life. Their children may also be at higher risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes. These resources provide more information about gestational diabetes, which women are at risk, and what women with gestational diabetes need to do during and after their pregnancies.

Page last reviewed: February 19, 2016