Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar in pregnant women who haven’t had diabetes before. For tips and information watch Rei’s story.
Around 16 in 100 pregnant women get gestational diabetes. Up to 50% of them will go on to develop type 2 diabetes within four years of giving birth.
To find out how to look after yourself if you have gestational diabetes – or how to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes – go to https://www.diabetes.org.uk/diabetes-the-basics/gestational-diabetes