"Before you get pregnant, you may be able to prevent gestational diabetes by losing weight if you're overweight and getting regular physical activity.
Get regular physical activity: If your condition allows it, this can help keep your glucose levels healthy. During pregnancy, walking and swimming are good choices.
Have your blood sugar tested early: Ask your doctor about your blood sugar level to see if it is on target. Have your blood sugar tested as early as three months.
Include fibre in your diet: Add fibre to each meal such as fruits, vegetables, whole-grain breads, whole grain crackers and cereals.
Limit sweets: Avoid especially sugars coming from beverages and desserts.
From maintaining a healthy body weight, including fibre in your diet to regular exercise, here are a few steps to prevent gestational diabetes.