Examples of Prenatal Nutrition Materials Suitable for Adolescents or Young Adults

Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University. 1988. A Smart Start: Nutrition for Life. Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Healthy Infant Outcome Project. 1988. Hey Baby: How to Eat and Gain Right to Grow the Best Baby Possible. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Available from Public Health Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Box 197 Mayo Building, 420 Delaware Street, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

Maternal and Infant Health. 1990. Healthy Foods, Healthy Baby. Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA. 28 pp. Available from NMCHC.

Examples of Materials for Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

The first two items listed below are examples of patient education materials that are suitable for women with reading skills above the sixth grade level. The last two publications were designed for women with limited literacy skills.

ADA (American Diabetes Association). 1989. Gestational Diabetes: What to Expect. Diabetes Information Service Center, Alexandria, VA. 76 pp.

DHHS (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). 1989. Understanding Gestational Diabetes: A Practical Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy. NIH Publ. No. 89-2788. Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, Bethesda, MD. 46 pp.

Morin, G.K., and J.O. Joynes. 1988. Healthy Eating. Diabetes Center, Inc., P.O. Box 739, Wayzata, MN 55391.

Nemanic, A., G.K. Morin, and J.O. Joynes. 1988. What Is Diabetes? Diabetes Center, Inc., P.O. Box 739, Wayzata, MN 55391.

The following publication was designed to be used by professionals in dental and other health clinics to help Navajo women with gestational diabetes control their blood sugar (and thereby decrease their susceptibility



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