Weight-related distress in the early months after childbirth.

  title={Weight-related distress in the early months after childbirth.},
  author={Lorraine O Walker},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  volume={20 1},
The purpose of this study was to assess the extent of weight-related distress reported by new mothers and to explore associations of anthropometric and psychosocial variables with feelings about weight. New mothers' (N = 227) written descriptions of feelings about their weight were categorized using content analysis. More than 40% were somewhat satisfied… CONTINUE READING