Pattern and determinants of gestational weight gain an important predictor of infant birth weight in a developing country.

@article{Esimai2014PatternAD,
  title={Pattern and determinants of gestational weight gain an important predictor of infant birth weight in a developing country.},
  author={Olapeju Adefunke Esimai and Ebenezer O. Ojofeitimi},
  journal={Global journal of health science},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          148-54
        }
}
The study aimed to determine correlates of gestational weight gain and infant birth weight of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in public primary health care facilities in lfe Central and East Local Government Areas of Osun State, Nigeria. Over 1000 women were recruited during booking and antenatal clinic and followed up till delivery. Chi square was used in the bivariate analysis of association between gestational weight gain, pre pregnancy BMI and demographic characteristics. The… CONTINUE READING

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