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Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice

Nicholson, Wanda, Baptiste-Roberts, Kesha (Eds.)

2014, XV, 356 p. 18 illus., 6 illus. in color.

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  • Provides concise and understandable summaries of the evidence-based, theory-driven lifestyle interventions that have been shown to be effective for weight loss and modifying the risk of developing diabetes and obesity
  • Focuses on translating the state of the science for the busy practitioner in a easily accessible format in the day-to-day clinical setting does not exist
  • Summarizes the effects of overweight/obesity in the childbearing years that can be effectively communicated to patients by their providers in a busy practice setting

Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice highlights the medical evidence on obesity in the postpartum and interconception period, arming clinicians with the knowledge necessary to communicate with their patients on the effect of these changes on diabetes, cardio vascular disease and certain cancers.

 

Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice provides concise and understandable summaries of the evidence-based, theory-driven lifestyle interventions that have been shown to be effective for weight loss and modifying the risk of developing diabetes and obesity.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Diabetes - Obesity - Pregnancy

Related subjects » Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Public Health

Table of contents 

Section I.  Introduction.- 1. Introduction: Breaking the Cycle of Obesity in Mothers and Children.- 2. Obesity and infertility.- 3. Preconception and Pregnancy Care in Overweight or Obese Women.- 4. hared Decision-Making and Labor Management in Parturients.- Section II. Translating the Metabolism of Pregnancy.- 5. Epidemiologic Trends and Maternal Factors Predicting Postpartum Weight.- 6. Relationship between depressive mood and maternal obesity- implications for postpartum depression.- 7. Body Image as a Contributor to Weight in Pregnancy and Postpartum.- Section III. The Event.- 8. Promoting a Healthy Weight After Delivery.- 9. Obesity and Physical Activity During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Evidence, Guidelines, and Recommendations.- 10. Maternal obesity, gestational weight gain, and childhood growth in the first year of life.- Section IV. Meeting the Challenges.- 11. ernal Obesity and Implications for the Long-term Health of the Offspring.- 12. Family- centered interventions to reduce maternal and child obesity.- 13. Obesity Screening Recommendations and Emerging Policies.

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