Gestational weight gain as a predictor of birth and placenta weight according to pre-pregnancy body mass index.

@article{Zhou1997GestationalWG,
  title={Gestational weight gain as a predictor of birth and placenta weight according to pre-pregnancy body mass index.},
  author={Weijin Zhou and J\orn Olsen},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 4},
  pages={300-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the association between gestational weight gain and different birth weight indicators considering the pre-pregnancy body mass index. It was hypothesized that a high body mass index (BMI) would modify the effect of gestational weight gain and support the advice of keeping gestational weight gain at a moderate level in case of obesity. STUDY DESIGN A follow-up study of consecutively recruited women in two well defined geographical areas in Denmark. The recruitment lasted from… CONTINUE READING

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