This webinar discusses the IOM recommendations for weight
gain in pregnancy, the IOM tools for providers and women, and addresses weight
gain monitoring for women with Gestational Diabetes, weight gain and
Gestational Diabetes prevalence according to PRAMS and the issues of
implementing the IOM recommendations with health care providers.
Featured speakers include
Linda Barbour, MD,
MSPH, Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Divisions of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes and Maternal-Fetal
Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Andrea Sharma, MPH, CDC
Division of Reproductive Health and Laurie Baksh, MPH, Utah State Department of
Participant objectives include:
Be able to
articulate the IOM Weight Gain Guidelines during Pregnancy.
an understanding that IOM recommendations were based on evidence that a woman's
health and weight before pregnancy and after delivery effect pregnancy weight
gain and are of equal importance.
knowledge about the IOM tools and insight on how to implement the tools.
that weight gain monitoring during pregnancy for women with Gestational
Diabetes is equal to the blood glucose monitoring in importance.
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