Patient-provider communication about gestational weight gain among nulliparous women: a qualitative study of the views of obstetricians and first-time pregnant women

@inproceedings{Duthie2013PatientproviderCA,
  title={Patient-provider communication about gestational weight gain among nulliparous women: a qualitative study of the views of obstetricians and first-time pregnant women},
  author={Elizabeth A. Duthie and Elaine M Drew and Kathryn E. Flynn},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND In 2009 the Institute of Medicine updated its guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy, in part because women of childbearing age now weigh more pre-pregnancy and tend to gain more weight during pregnancy than women did when the previous set of guidelines were released in 1990. Women who begin pregnancy overweight or obese and women who gain weight outside IOM recommendations are at risk for poor maternal and fetal health outcomes. With these concerns in mind, we examined what… CONTINUE READING
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