During pregnancy, placenta produces hormones that build up glucose.And the pancreas will produce insulin to handle it. If it doesn’t happen the blood sugar level will rise and it will result in gestational diabetes. This usually happens during the second trimester. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder.The way your body use digested food determines our chances to develop diabetes. There are three types of diabetes. Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.Gestational diabetes can be controlled by medicines, exercises and modifying food habits. There are several complications that can happen in a diabetic pregnancy. If you experience any symptoms of postpartum depression, call your doctor and schedule an appointment. Dr. Safeena Anas is a well-experienced obstetrician and Best Gynecologist in Dubai with over 18 years' experience.