Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447128311
  • ISBN-13: 9781447128311
  • DDC: 618.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 356 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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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

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Preconception and Pregnancy.
2: Introduction: Breaking the Cycle of Obesity in Mothers and Children.
3: Obesity and Infertility.
4: Preconception and Pregnancy Care in Overweight or Obese Woman.
5: Shared Decision Making and Labor Management in Parturients.
6: Maternal Risk Factors and Obesity.
7: Epidemiologic Trends and Maternal Risk Factors Predicting Postpartum Weight Retention.
8: Relationship Between Depressive Mood and Maternal Obesity: Implications for Postpartum Depression.
9: Body Image as a Contributor to Weight in Pregnancy and Postpartum: Racial Differences.
10: The Early Postpartum Period.
11: Promoting a Healthy Weight After Delivery.
12: Obesity and Physical Activity During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Evidence, Guidelines, and Recommendations.
13: Maternal Obesity, Gestational Weight Gain, and Childhood Growth in the First Year of Life.
14: Meeting Future Challenges.
15: Maternal Obesity and Implications for the Long- Term Health of the Offspring.
16: Family-Centered Interventions to Reduce Maternal and Child Obesity.
17: Obesity Screening Recommendations and Emerging Policies.