Institute of Medicine maternal weight gain recommendations and pregnancy outcome in a predominantly Hispanic population.

@article{SiegaRiz1994InstituteOM,
  title={Institute of Medicine maternal weight gain recommendations and pregnancy outcome in a predominantly Hispanic population.},
  author={Anna-Maria Siega-Riz and Linda S. Adair and Calvin J. Hobel},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1994},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={565-73}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe gestational weight gain patterns by pre-pregnancy weight and trimester of pregnancy, and to examine the risk of preterm birth associated with pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain using various definitions of adequacy based on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) standard. METHODS We used data collected prospectively from 8736 pregnant women receiving care in public health clinics in the West Los Angeles area. Pre-pregnancy weight was based on self-report obtained… CONTINUE READING

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