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Can gestational diabetes occur more than once?

Yes,having gestational diabetes mellitus in a prior pregnancy is a risk factor for the condition to recur in future pregnancies.

If you have a history of gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that only occurs during pregnancy, you are at a higher risk of developing it again in a future pregnancy. If you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant and you have a history of gestational diabetes, talk to your doctor. You can significantly reduce the risk of complications, especially for your baby, by managing your blood sugar before, during, and after your pregnancy.

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