Mothers with gestational diabetes


    Mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus, ACT, 2012-2021

    • The percentage of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus has increased over time from 6.4% in 2011 to 23.4% in 2021.
    • The rise in gestational diabetes is associated with an increase in known risk factors such as maternal age and Body Mass Index1.


    1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. National Maternity Data Development Project: Diabetes mellitus during pregnancy — Research brief no. 2. Cat. no. PER 75. Canberra: AIHW; 2016.

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