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. "Postpartum Visits." Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation: An Implementation Guide. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1992.
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For those who developed gestational diabetes, follow-up on current glucose tolerance.
Consider providing or refer for weight control counseling as appropriate to reduce the risk of developing type II diabetes mellitus.
Assist women who smoke cigarettes, use smokeless tobacco, abuse alcohol, or use illegal drugs to quit. Include diet counseling to address their concerns about weight, as appropriate.
Refer women to evaluation or treatment programs as needed.