Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice

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

  • 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
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This book 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, and 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.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: Breaking the Cycle of Obesity in Mothers and Children

    Nicholson, Wanda

    Pages 3-10

  • Obesity and Infertility

    Calhoun, Kathryn C.

    Pages 11-31

  • Preconception and Pregnancy Care in Overweight or Obese Woman

    Witkop, Catherine Takacs

    Pages 33-52

  • Shared Decision Making and Labor Management in Parturients

    Witkop, Catherine Takacs

    Pages 53-74

  • Epidemiologic Trends and Maternal Risk Factors Predicting Postpartum Weight Retention

    Gunderson, Erica P.

    Pages 77-97

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eBook $39.99
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-2830-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice
Editors
  • Wanda Nicholson
  • Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-2831-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-2831-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-2830-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 356
Number of Illustrations and Tables
12 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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