Randomized trial of a behavioral intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain: the Fit for Delivery Study.

@article{Phelan2011RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of a behavioral intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain: the Fit for Delivery Study.},
  author={S Phelan and Maureen Glennon Phipps and Barbara Abrams and Francine E Darroch and Andrew Schaffner and Rena R Wing},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 4},
  pages={772-9}
}
BACKGROUND Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is a major risk factor for postpartum weight retention and future weight gain and obesity in women, but few adequately powered randomized controlled trials have examined the efficacy of a behavioral weight-control intervention during pregnancy. OBJECTIVE This study examined whether a behavioral intervention during pregnancy could decrease the proportion of women who exceeded the 1990 Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations for gestational… CONTINUE READING
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