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Re: [IP] Diabetic Woman



It was written about 10 or 15 years ago.  I think you are taking the wrong
attitude about what the authors are trying to say (Jancovich and Bierman).
The book has helped me tremendously.
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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 1999 11:44 AM
Subject: [IP] Diabetic Woman


> I remember not to long ago someone talking about the Diabetic Woman by
Lois
> Jovanovic and June something.  I must say I bought the book last week read
> about 4 chapters and returned it last night.
>
> If there is anyone here who is trying to get pregnant and read their book
> they have nothing positive to say as far as I can see.  I had 4
pregnancies
> and 3 living children.  One death had nothing to do with my diabetes.
>
> They go as far as to suggest surrogate parenting, they say pumps are not
for
> pregnant women, they say that one child is usually enough and that your
> husband wont feel like he is the one keeping you alive.  Guaranteed their
> probably are spouses out there like that but I am sorry few and far
between.
> They say most women don't want to have second children because they don't
> want to take the 9 months of meticulous monitoring and disrupt their first
> child's life.  That was total hogwash to me.
>
> But by far the two things that threw me for a loop were the Big Bad Baby
> Syndrome and the once a csection always a csection.  I had a VBAC with my
son
> Michael and they don't call it Big Bad Baby anymore not to mention totally
> skipping over the fact that long term diabetics usually have Small For
> Gestational Age babies or SGA.  I looked at the front of this book and
> thought okay it was written 10 or 15 yrs ago.  Wrong!  1996.  I think
these
> three women need to talk to some real diabetic women instead of making up
the
> answers.  JMO.
>
>
> Kathleen
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