Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Women : A Part from The Book Chapter : A Retrospective Analysis on the Urgent Need to Optimize Gestation Weight in Overweight/Obese Women to Lower Maternal-Fetal Morbidities: 59000 Singleton Term Pregnancies

The purpose of this study is, first, to collect what have been several important maternal/fetal morbidities in our term pregnancies during this 19-year clinical experience: rates of cesarean section, term preeclampsia, gestational diabetes mellitus in women, rates of SGA, LGA, macrosomia (≥ 4kg), low birthweights (< 2500g) and transfers in the neonatal department of newborns. Second, to make a simulation of what would have happened in women with optGWG (optimal weight gain ± 2kg) and those with moderately insufficient or excessive GWG (± 3-9kg as compared with optGWG) or severely insufficient or excessive GWG (± 10kg as compared with optGWG).

Author(s) Details:

Pierre-Yves Robillard,
Service de Néonatologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion, Saint-Pierre Cedex, La Réunion, France and Centre d’Etudes Périnatales Océan Indien (CEPOI), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion, Saint-Pierre Cedex, La Réunion, France.

Gustaaf Dekker,
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Robinson Institute, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Australia.

Malik Boukerrou,
Centre d’Etudes Périnatales Océan Indien (CEPOI), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion, Saint-Pierre Cedex, La Réunion, France and Service de Gynécologie et Obstétrique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion, BP 350, 97448 Saint-Pierre Cedex, La Réunion, France.

Brahim Boumahni,
Service de Neonatologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Reunion, Saint-Pierre Cedex, La Reunion, France.

Thomas C Hulsey,
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown WV, USA.

Marco Scioscia,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Policlinico of Abano Terme, Abano Terme (PD), Italy.

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