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The links to relevant recommendations of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists are provided as the primary source of supplemental information to that provided in Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care monographs when applicable. The links to resources other than those of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists are provided for information purposes only, and referral to these resources does not imply the endorsement of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Obesity (Vol XII, No 1)

For information on ethical issues in the care of the obese woman refer to: Ethical Issues in the Care of the Obese Woman. Committee Opinion No. 600. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

For The Obesity Society, American College of Cardiology, and American Heart Association guidelines on management of obesity, go to Guidelines (2013) for Managing Overweight and Obesity in Adults

For information regarding a treatment option for long-term weight management refer to: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm427913.htm

For information on gynecologic surgery in the obese woman refer to: Gynecologic surgery in the obese woman. Committee Opinion No. 619. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125:274-8.

For new information on obesity in pregnancy refer to Obesity in pregnancy. Practice Bulletin No. 156. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2015;126:e112-26.

For new information regarding warnings and contraindications to exercise during pregnancy refer to Physical activity and exercise during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Committee Opinion No. 650. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2015;126:e135-42.

For Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 refer to http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/

For current prepregnancy BMI data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, refer to Prepregnancy Body Mass Index by Maternal Characteristics and State: Data From the Birth Certificate, 2014.

For a position statement on adolescent obesity from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, refer to Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Preventing and treating adolescent obesity: a position paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. J Adolesc Health 2016;59:602-6.

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

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