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Excessive Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Known as: Maternal obesity syndrome 
In a woman with a normal weight pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), i.e. 18.5-24.9, the weight gained during pregnancy exceeds a total weight gain… 
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2020
2020
Background Excessive gestational weight gain is a modifiable risk factor for the development of obstetric and neonatal… 
2018
2018
Abstract Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is a risk factor for several adverse pregnancy outcomes, including macrosomia… 
Review
2015
Review
2015
BACKGROUND This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2012, Issue 4. Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is… 
2014
2014
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of body mass index (BMI) or pregnancy weight gain on the… 
2013
2013
Objectives: To assess weight gain in pregnancy and to test the associations between weight gain in pregnancy and the mode of… 
Highly Cited
2012
Review
2011
Review
2011
  • J. Wojcicki
  • Journal of Women's Health
  • 2011
  • Corpus ID: 22384763
BACKGROUND Previous studies have found an association between maternal obesity and overweight and breastfeeding (BF) difficulties… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
In order to describe adequacy of weight gain during pregnancy and its association with pre-pregnancy nutritional status and other… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Obesity has become a national problem. It has a serious impact on health. Precursors of childhood obesity have been studied for… 
2009
2009
INTRODUCTION Pregnancy and delivery in case of overweight women require special care. The main means of preventing obstetrical…