Rate and pattern of weight gain in Indian women from the upper income group during pregnancy and its effect on pregnancy outcome.

@article{Raje2012RateAP,
  title={Rate and pattern of weight gain in Indian women from the upper income group during pregnancy and its effect on pregnancy outcome.},
  author={Leena Raje and Padmini S. Ghugre},
  journal={Journal of developmental origins of health and disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={
          387-92
        }
}
Maternal weight gain and pattern of weight gain during pregnancy influence the ultimate outcome of pregnancy. Pregravid body mass index (BMI), maternal dietary intake, maternal height and age all determine the weight gain during pregnancy. The study was taken up with an objective to observe maternal weight gain and its pattern in pregnancy in women from an upper income group and to find out their association with pregnancy outcome. 180 normal primiparous pregnant Indian women (20-35 years) from… CONTINUE READING
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