Despite 2009 guidelines, few women report being counseled correctly about weight gain during pregnancy.

@article{McDonald2011Despite2G,
  title={Despite 2009 guidelines, few women report being counseled correctly about weight gain during pregnancy.},
  author={Sarah D McDonald and Eleanor Pullenayegum and Valerie H. Taylor and Olha Lutsiv and Keyna Bracken and Catherine Good and Eileen K. Hutton and Wendy Sword},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={205 4},
  pages={333.e1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the information that pregnant women report receiving when being counseled about weight gain and the risks of inappropriate gain. STUDY DESIGN With the use of a self-administered questionnaire at prenatal clinics in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, a cross-sectional survey was conducted of women who had had at least 1 prenatal visit, who could read English, and who had a live singleton gestation. RESULTS Three hundred ten women completed the… CONTINUE READING