Maternal perspectives on gestational weight gain: Critical information on developing weight control interventions

@inproceedings{Olagbuji2015MaternalPO,
  title={Maternal perspectives on gestational weight gain: Critical information on developing weight control interventions},
  author={Biodun Nelson Olagbuji and Babatunde Ajayi Olofinbiyi and Akinyemi Akinsoji Akintayo and Olusola Peter Aduloju and Pius I. Ade-Ojo},
  booktitle={Nigerian medical journal : journal of the Nigeria Medical Association},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Our aim was to demonstrate what women reported being counselled about weight gain in pregnancy, their perceptions of inappropriate gestational weight gain (GWG), and plans for weight gain in pregnancy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey of perceptions of prenatal attendees about inappropriate GWG was conducted at the prenatal clinic of a referral tertiary health facility in south western, Nigeria, between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013. Primary outcomes were the… CONTINUE READING