Maternal weight change between 1 and 2 years postpartum: the importance of 1 year weight retention.

@article{Lipsky2012MaternalWC,
  title={Maternal weight change between 1 and 2 years postpartum: the importance of 1 year weight retention.},
  author={Leah M Lipsky and Myla S Strawderman and Christine Marie Olson},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={1496-502}
}
Pregnancy weight gain may lead to long-term increases in maternal BMI for some women. The objective of this study was to examine maternal body weight change 1y-2y postpartum, and to compare classifications of 2y weight retention with and without accounting for 1y-2y weight gain. Early pregnancy body weight (EPW, first trimester) was measured or imputed, and follow-up measures obtained before delivery, 1 year postpartum (1y) and 2 years postpartum (2y) in an observational cohort study of women… CONTINUE READING
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