Valerie Timm

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OBJECTIVE Excess weight gain during pregnancy is associated with increased risks of overweight and obesity in both women and their children. Conversely, inadequate weight gain can predispose to growth restriction, which is also associated with childhood obesity. Because most pregnant women now gain more weight than is recommended in guidelines and a(More)
OBJECTIVE Given that planning to gain gestational weight categorized as above the national guidelines is associated with actually gaining above the guidelines, we sought to identify physical, lifestyle, knowledge, and psychological factors associated with planned weight gain. METHODS Using a piloted, self-administered questionnaire, a cross-sectional(More)
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