Reducing excessive weight gain in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Jeffries2009ReducingEW,
  title={Reducing excessive weight gain in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Kirby Jeffries and Alexis Shub and Susan Philippa Walker and Richard J. Hiscock and Michael J Permezel},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2009},
  volume={191 8},
  pages={429-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if regular weight measurement throughout pregnancy can reduce excessive gestational weight gain. DESIGN A randomised controlled trial. SETTING A tertiary obstetric hospital in Melbourne, between July 2007 and May 2008. PARTICIPANTS 236 pregnant women recruited at < or = 14 weeks' gestation. INTERVENTION Women allocated to the intervention group were given a personalised weight measurement card, advised of their optimal gestational weight gain (based on their body… CONTINUE READING

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