Obstetrics/Gynecology: Nutrition Handbook / Edition 1

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This handbook provides the health care professional with the essentials for meeting the nutritional needs of this patient group. The book includes the "need to know" related to changes in nutrient requirements with pregnancy and lactation, how to assess weight gain, suggestions to meet increased needs for specific nutrients important to the growth of a healthy child, and vitamin/mineral supplementation during pregnancy and lactation.

Incl. nutritional requirements during pregnancy & lactation/ food sources of nutrients/laboratory assessment, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780412075018
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Series: Nutrition Handbooks
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 76
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Sect. 1 Nutrition at Prenatal and Postnatal Checkups 1
Sect. 2 Nutritional Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation 5
Sect. 3 Food Surces of Nutrients 18
Sect. 4 Assessment and Maintenance of Nutritional Status 29
Sect. 5 Laboratory Assessment During Pregnancy 42
Sect. 6 Nutrition-Related Concerns 46
Sect. 7 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 52
Sect. 8 Postpartum Nutritional Care 56
References and Suggested Readings 72
Index 74
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