Two out of three women who have had gestational diabetes during a pregnancy will have it again during a future pregnancy. (Gestational diabetes goes away as soon as your baby is born.)
Preparing for a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby starts before you get pregnant. Make sure you do the following as you plan for your next pregnancy.
Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Gestational Diabetes: When You Have Diabetes During Pregnancy, third edition, ISBN 1-931876-21-6
Reviewed by Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts