Composition of gestational weight gain impacts maternal fat retention and infant birth weight.

@article{Butte2003CompositionOG,
  title={Composition of gestational weight gain impacts maternal fat retention and infant birth weight.},
  author={Nancy F Butte and Kenneth J. Ellis and William W Wong and Judy M. Hopkinson and Elliot O'Brian Smith},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={189 5},
  pages={1423-32}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate how changes in gestational weight and body composition affect infant birth weight and maternal fat retention after delivery in underweight, normal-weight and overweight women. STUDY DESIGN We assessed the body composition of 63 women (low body mass index, 17 women; normal body mass index, 34 women; and high body mass index, 12 women) on the basis of measurements of total body nitrogen by prompt-gamma activation analysis, total body potassium… CONTINUE READING
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