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Article
January 1959

The Infant of the Diabetic Mother

Author Affiliations

Boston; Chicago
From the Departments of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine and Northwestern University Medical School.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1959;97(1):1-41. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1959.02070010003001
Abstract
  • Introduction

  • Case Material

  • General Considerations on Fetal Mortality

    1. Historical Background

    2. Fertility

    3. Fetal Mortality During Early Pregnancy

    4. Fetal Mortality During Late Pregnancy

    5. Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths

    6. Changes in Mortality Rates

    7. Summary

  • Maternal Factors

    1. Maternal Age

    2. Parity

    3. Past Obstetrical History

    4. Severity of Maternal Diabetes

      1. Duration

      2. Age of Onset of Diabetes

      3. Insulin Requirement

      4. Classification of Severity

    5. Control of Diabetes During Pregnancy

    6. Toxemia and Hydramnios

    7. The Role of Hormones

      1. Physiological Changes in Diabetic Pregnancies

      2. Their Use in Nondiabetic Pregnancies

      3. Their Use in Diabetic Pregnancies

    8. Summary

  • Obstetrical Factors

    1. Optimal Time of Delivery

    2. Mode of Delivery

    3. Induction of Labor

    4. Anesthesia

    5. Summary

  • Pediatric Factors

    1. General Considerations

      1. Sex

      2. Birth Weight

      1. Length of Gestation

      2. Condition at Birth

    1. Clinical Course

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