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Gestational Diabetes -- Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Gestational Diabetes?

Women with gestational diabetes usually have no symptoms. 

Most women learn they have gestational diabetes during routine pregnancy screenings. 

Understanding Gestational Diabetes

Find out more about gestational diabetes:

Basics

Symptoms

Treatment

Prevention

 

Very rarely, especially if the diabetes is out of control, you may notice:

  • Feeling more thirsty
  • Feeling more hungry and eating more
  • A need to urinate more

 

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd, MD, FACOG on March 21, 2014

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