[Influence of maternal nutrition on infant birthweight].

  title={[Influence of maternal nutrition on infant birthweight].},
  author={Dorota Szostak-Węgierek and Katarzyna Szamotulska and Lucjan Szponar},
  journal={Ginekologia polska},
  volume={75 9},
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to examine relation between maternal prepregnancy BMI, pregnancy weight gain and infant birthweight. MATERIALS AND METHODS In 1998 the questionnaire was sent to 227 women who were pregnant in 1993. RESULTS 56.4% of the women under study responded the questionnaire. We excluded 33 answers because of miscarriage, stillbirths, twin pregnancies and also missing data. In the remaining 95 women 37.9% had low prepregnancy BMI (< 19.8 kg/m2). 83 women gave birth… CONTINUE READING