TITLE

BMI affects macrosomia more than exercise during pregnancy

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Contemporary OB/GYN;Apr2010, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the influence of the prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) of a woman on the birth weight of her baby than the amount she exercises during pregnancy, based on a study by C. Fieten, H. Stigum, P. Magnus and W. Nystad published in a 2010 issue of "Obstetrics & Gynecology."
ACCESSION #
49014699

 

Related Articles

  • Maternal Serum Lipids During Pregnancy and Infant Birth Weight: The Influence of Prepregnancy BMI. Misra, Vinod K.; Trudeau, Sheri; Perni, Uma // Obesity (19307381);Jul2011, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1476 

    Maternal obesity may be associated with metabolic factors that affect the intrauterine environment, fetal growth, and the offspring's long-term risk for chronic disease. Among these factors, maternal serum lipids play a particularly important role. Our objective was to estimate the influence of...

  • Gross Placental Structure in a Low-Risk Population of Singleton, Term, First-Born Infants. Coall, David A.; Charles, Adrian K.; Salafia, Carolyn M. // Pediatric & Developmental Pathology;May/Jun2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p200 

    Suboptimal fetal growth has been associated with an increased risk of adult disease, which may be exacerbated by an increased placental weight-to-fetal weight ratio. Placental weight is a summary measure of placental growth and development throughout pregnancy. However, measures of placental...

  • The Effect of Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index on Gestational Weight Gain and Pregnancy Outcome in Gorgan, North Iran. Mobasheri, Elham; Golalipour, Mohammad Jafar // Journal of Medical Sciences;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p905 

    This study was performed to assess the role of pre-pregnancy BMI on gestational weight gain and birth weight. A prospective study was conducted in 315 pregnant women with the mean age of 26.6±25.6 years who attended to two urban and rural health care centers in Gorgan, North of Iran. Patients...

  • The Relationship between the Mother's Pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index (BMI) and Infant's Birth Weight. Zarifian, Ahmadreza; Karimi, Aghdas; Esmaili, Habibollah; Amel, Roya // Iranian Journal of Neonatology;2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p8 

    Introduction: Birth weight, as one of the main indices of growth, is among the determining factors of survival. Given the absence of documented studies and lack of information regarding the influence of mothers' body mass index (BMI) on newborns' birth weight, this study was carried out with the...

  • Effect of reducing caffeine intake on birth weight and length of gestation: randomised controlled trial. Bech, Bodil Hammer; Obel, Carsten; Henriksen, Tine Brink; Olsen, J∅rn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/24/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7590, p409 

    STRACT Objective To estimate the effect of reducing caffeine intake during pregnancy on birth weight and length of gestation. Design Randomised double blind controlled trial. Setting Denmark. Participants 1207 pregnant women drinking at least three cups of coffee a day, recruited before 20...

  • Gestational Weight Gain and Body Mass Index in Children: Results from Three German Cohort Studies. Beyerlein, Andreas; Nehring, Ina; Rzehak, Peter; Heinrich, Joachim; ller, Manfred J. Mü; Plachta-Danielzik, Sandra; Wabitsch, Martin; Weck, Melanie; Brenner, Hermann; Rothenbacher, Dietrich; von Kries, Rüdiger // PLoS ONE;Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    Introduction: Previous studies suggested potential priming effects of gestational weight gain (GWG) on offspring's body composition in later life. However, consistency of these effects in normal weight, overweight and obese mothers is less clear. Methods: We combined the individual data of three...

  • Validity of Self-reported Pregnancy Delivery Weight: An Analysis of the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. Schieve, Laura A.; Perry, Geraldine S.; Cogswell, Mary E.; Scanlon, Kelley S.; Rosenberg, Deborah; Carmichael, Suzan; Ferre, Cynthia // American Journal of Epidemiology;1999, Vol. 150 Issue 9, p947 

    This study examined the validity of self-reported delivery weight among 3,518 respondents to the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. Self-reported delivery weight was ascertained from a mail survey administered during the postpartum period. Measured delivery weight was obtained by...

  • Associations of the pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain with pregnancy outcomes in Taiwanese women. I-Hsien Tsai; Chih-Ping Chen; Fang-Ju Sun; Chia-Hsun Wu; Sung-Ling Yeh // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p82 

    Pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain (GWG) are important factors in both maternal and infant outcomes. Little information is available in relation to different levels of pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and body weight gain on obstetric outcomes in Taiwan. This study investigated...

  • Gestational Weight Gain and Body Mass Index in Children: Results from Three German Cohort Studies. Beyerlein, Andreas; Nehring, Ina; Rzehak, Peter; Heinrich, Joachim; ller, Manfred J. M�; Plachta-Danielzik, Sandra; Wabitsch, Martin; Weck, Melanie; Brenner, Hermann; Rothenbacher, Dietrich; von Kries, R�diger // PLoS ONE;Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    Introduction: Previous studies suggested potential priming effects of gestational weight gain (GWG) on offspring's body composition in later life. However, consistency of these effects in normal weight, overweight and obese mothers is less clear. Methods: We combined the individual data of three...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics