Investigation of optimal weight gain during pregnancy for Japanese Women

  title={Investigation of optimal weight gain during pregnancy for Japanese Women},
  author={Kyoko Nomura and Michiko Kido and Ayumi Tanabe and Kengo Nagashima and Shinichi Takenoshita and Kazumichi Ando},
  booktitle={Scientific Reports},
This study aims to compare the US Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Japanese guidelines proposed by the Ministry and the Japan Society for the Study of Obesity on gestational weight gain (GWG), and to explore the optimal GWG range in Japanese women. We investigated 8,152 Japanese women who had full-term singleton babies between 2010 and 2013 at a single center in Tokyo. Logistic regression models showed that GWG below the recommendation of the IOM and Japanese guidelines was similarly associated… CONTINUE READING
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