Routine weighing of women during pregnancy-is it time to change current practice?

@article{AllenWalker2016RoutineWO,
  title={Routine weighing of women during pregnancy-is it time to change current practice?},
  author={Virginia Allen-Walker and Jayne V Woodside and V A Holmes and Ian S Young and Margaret Elizabeth Cupples and A Jacqueline Hunter and Michelle C McKinley},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={871-4}
}
Currently, over half of women begin their pregnancy either overweight or obese, which is linked to serious consequences for themselves and their babies. Additionally, it has been found that even if women who are of a normal weight have a BMI increase of 1-2 points in between pregnancies, there are increased risks of adverse outcomes in later pregnancies. Alongside weight status before and after pregnancy, gaining too much weight during pregnancy is also associated with adverse consequences… CONTINUE READING
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