Maternal weight loss associated with hyperemesis gravidarum: a predictor of fetal outcome.

@article{Gross1989MaternalWL,
  title={Maternal weight loss associated with hyperemesis gravidarum: a predictor of fetal outcome.},
  author={Susan F Gross and Clifford Librach and Anthony Cecutti},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1989},
  volume={160 4},
  pages={906-9}
}
Over a 5-year period in our center 64 patients were hospitalized with a diagnosis of hyperemesis gravidarum. Patients were classified into two groups to determine whether weight loss was an objective predictor of pregnancy outcome. Patients whose weight loss was greater than 5% of their prepregnancy weight were classified as group A (n = 30). Patients with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy but with maintenance of at least 95% of prepregnancy body weight were in group B (n = 34). Infants in group… CONTINUE READING

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