Prevalence and characteristics associated with gestational weight gain adequacy.

  title={Prevalence and characteristics associated with gestational weight gain adequacy.},
  author={Nicholas P. Deputy and Andrea J. Sharma and Shin Y Kim and Stefanie N Hinkle},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={125 4},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of gestational weight gain adequacy according to the 2009 Institute of Medicine recommendations and examine demographic, behavioral, psychosocial, and medical characteristics associated with inadequate and excessive gain stratified by prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) category. METHODS We used cross-sectional, population-based data on women delivering full-term (37 weeks of gestation or greater), singleton neonates in 28 states who participated in the… CONTINUE READING
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