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Pregnancy in the Obese Woman. Clinical Management

  • ID: 1877927
  • March 2011
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Obesity is becoming an increasing global healthcare challenge, and overweight expecting mothers are at risk of complications during their pregnancy. This unique clinical focused book covers evidence-based practices for obstetricians and assists them as they care for both the fetus as well as the mother-to-be if a critical circumstance develops during the pregnancy.

Preface.

Contributor List.

1 The Epidemiology of Obesity in Pregnancy (Susan Y. Chu).

2 Psychological Aspects of Obesity in Women (D. Yvette LaCoursiere).

3 Preparing for Pregnancy: Special Considerations for the Obese Woman (Anne Lang Dunlop, Divya Narayan, and Vita Lam Mayes).

4 Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for the Obstetric Care Provider (C.R. Hall and Bradley J. Needleman).

5 Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery (Anatte Karmon and Eyal Sheiner).

6 The Impact of Maternal Obesity on Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes (Donald J. Dudley).

7 Abnormal Fetal Growth Related to Maternal Obesity (Hugh M. Ehrenberg).

8 Special Considerations in Prenatal Care (Hugh M. Ehrenberg).

9 Nutrition and Weight Gain in the Obese Gravida (Naomi E. Stotland, Janet King, and Barbara Abrams).

10 Exercise Recommendations for the Obese Gravida (Krista L. Rompolski and John M. Jakicic).

11 Obesity Co-morbid Conditions in Pregnancy: Diabetes and Hypertension (Eran Hadar and Yariv Yogev).

12 Obstetric Management of the Obese Parturient (James M. Alexander).

13 Abdominal Surgery in the Morbidly Obese Patient (Ashley Parker and Deborah L. Conway).

14 Breast Feeding and Contraception (Elizabeth Reifsnider).

Index.

"It is an excellent source of up-to-date information and, in addition, it is very easy to read and digest ... I will definitely use this book for reference and I highly recommend it to others." (SQU Med Journal, 1 November 2011)

"This is an excellent resource for physicians and others who take care of this population. It is very thorough in its coverage, and the information leans heavily on an evidence-based approach. This is a solid book to add to the library." (Doody's, 14 October 2011)

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