"This practical guide for clinicians is written by multi-disciplinary team of haematologists, obstetrician--gynaecologists, an anaesthetist and those involved in patient advocacy. It covers the gynaecological and obstetric issues for carriers of haemophilia, women with von Willebrand's disease, rare bleeding disorders and inherited platelet disorders. Inherited bleeding disorders have an adverse effect on the quality of life of afflicted women. Management of these women and their conditions is challenging and close collaboration between professionals in different specialities is needed. Written by international experts and leaders of clinical research Inherited Bleeding Disorders in Women covers; - Considerations for female carriers of haemophilia - Specific issues for females with von Willebrand's disease, the most common inherited bleeding disorder - Patients with rare bleeding disorders - Inherited platelet disorders This book includes recent advances in the science and genetics, novel and establishedtreatment strategies, and explores areas for future research. The women's perspective and the efforts of advocacy groups are also discussed in the final chapter. These features make this book a unique, comprehensive and multi-disciplinary resource. Primary: haematologists working in the fields of haemophilia, thrombosis and haemostasis Secondary: obstetricians, gynaecologists and neonatologists"--Provided by publisher.