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Volume 41, Issue 11
Publication date: May 1, 2016
May 1, 2019
Pregnancy as a Window to Future Health: A Prevention Opportunity
George R. Saade, MD (Moderator)
Professor and Division Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Judette Louis, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Division Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Graeme N. Smith, MD, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences and Imaging Services; Director, Clinician Investigator Program, Kingston General Hospital, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Describe the association between pregnancy and future health of the mother.
Determine the long-term consequences of excessive gestational weight gain, gestational diabetes, and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Explain the importance of continuing maternal care beyond delivery.
Summarize approaches to improve long-term maternal outcomes.
Identify resources to start a health care program targeted at women with adverse pregnancy outcomes.