Gestational diabetes is diabetes that can develop during pregnancy. It affects women who haven't been affected by diabetes before.
It usually goes away again after giving birth. It is usually diagnosed from a blood test 24 to 28 weeks into pregnancy.
If you’ve found out you have gestational diabetes, you’re not alone. You’ll get lots of extra care and support from your care team at every stage. And we’re here to support you and your loved ones too. Contact our helpline for support, advice or just a chat on 0345 123 2399 or or reach out to others on our forum.
Watch BBC Radio newsreader Roisin Hastie's experience of gestational diabetes.