Counseling About Weight Gain Guidelines and Subsequent Gestational Weight Gain.

@article{Wrotniak2015CounselingAW,
  title={Counseling About Weight Gain Guidelines and Subsequent Gestational Weight Gain.},
  author={Brian H. Wrotniak and Shoshone Dentice and Kathleen Mariano and Erin M Salaam and Ashley E Cowley and Erin M Mauro},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={819-24}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate what percentage of postpartum women were informed about how much weight to gain during pregnancy, the accuracy of the weight gain recommendations based on the 2009 Institute of Medicine (IOM) gestational weight gain (GWG) recommendations and whether being informed was associated with greater likelihood of meeting the recommendations. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study of postpartum women interviewed in maternity recovery rooms at… CONTINUE READING
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