Chapter 14. Insulin Pumps in Pregnancy

  1. Jill Rodgers

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988053.ch14

Using Insulin Pumps in Diabetes: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

Using Insulin Pumps in Diabetes: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

How to Cite

Rodgers, J. (2008) Insulin Pumps in Pregnancy, in Using Insulin Pumps in Diabetes: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988053.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470059258

Online ISBN: 9780470988053

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Keywords:

  • glycaemic;
  • pre-pregnancy counselling;
  • initiating pump therapy;
  • breastfeeding;
  • hypoglycaemia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Rationale for Pump Use During Pregnancy

  • When to Start Using Pump Therapy

  • Setting and Adjusting Insulin Doses

  • Practicalities

  • Labour

  • Post Delivery

  • Breastfeeding

  • Conclusion

  • References