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Institute of Medicine Maternal Weight Gain Recommendations and Pregnancy Outcome in a Predominantly Hispanic Population

Citation

Siega-Riz, Anna Maria; Adair, Linda S.; & Hobel, Calvin J. (1994). Institute of Medicine Maternal Weight Gain Recommendations and Pregnancy Outcome in a Predominantly Hispanic Population. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 84(4), 565-73.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To describe gestational weight gain patterns by pre-pregnancy weight and trimester of pregnancy, and to examine the risk of preterm birth associated with pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain using various definitions of adequacy based on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) standard.

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Author(s)

Siega-Riz, Anna Maria
Adair, Linda S.
Hobel, Calvin J.

Year Published

1994

Volume Number

84

Issue Number

4

Pages

565-73

Reference ID

71