Gestational weight gain and risk of infant death in the United States.

  title={Gestational weight gain and risk of infant death in the United States.},
  author={Regina R. Davis and Sandra Lynn Hofferth and Edmond D Shenassa},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={104 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVES We examined the association of prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with risk of death during infancy using the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines. METHODS We obtained maternal and infant data for 2004-2008 from 159,244 women with a singleton, full-term, live birth in the 41 states that participated in phase 5 of the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. We fit logistic regression models to estimate the… CONTINUE READING
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