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Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-existing Diabetes

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

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Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-existing Diabetes by Cheryl Alkon
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Diabetes affects women of all life stages. According to the CDC, about 1.85 million women, in the US, of reproductive age (18-44 years) have Diabetes. If not managed properly, expectant mothers with Diabetes are more likely to encounter complications such as Preeclampsia, Birth Defects, other health problems and infections. Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby is a down to earth guide for diabetic mothers-to-be. The book explains everything from what is Diabetes to labour, delivery and infertility. Unlike existing books written in dry scientific language, this is a unique patient-written guidebook that includes medical facts, first person reports and interviews from women living with Diabetes who share their pregnancy related experiences.Topics covered include:What is Diabetes?Finding the right DoctorThe first, second and third trimestersLabour and deliveryBalancing your health needs with those of your childInfertility and pregnancy lossResourcesBalancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes is a complete guide for diabetic women who want to successfully plan their pregnancies.

Author Biography

Cheryl Alkon is a writer, researcher and editor whose work has appeared in national and regional magazines and newspapers. She's lived with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years and has become an active member of the online diabetes blogging community with her blog Managing the Sweetness, named one of About.com's Six Diabetes Blogs Worth Visiting.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 2010
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Demos Medical Publishing
Pages
198
Dimensions
152x229x20
ISBN-13
9781932603323
Product ID
3420765

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