Behavioural interventions for weight management in pregnancy: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative data
- Worry-free pregnancy weight gain. // Redbook;Jan99, Vol. 192 Issue 3, p28
Cites a study which found a majority of pregnant women returning to their normal body weight, 24 months after giving birth. Study co-author Inga Thorsdottir's comment about the findings.
- Just right. Oz, Mehmet; Roizen, Michael // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p46
The article discusses how a pregnant woman could have a healthy baby, who is neither too big nor too small. It has been stated that prenatal weight gain can help in measuring baby's size. It has been stated that pregnancy Body Mass Index (BMI) determines how much weight one should gain during...
- IoM updates guidelines on maternal health, weight gain. Sloan, Jennifer // Nation's Health;Aug2009, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p6
The article offers information on the new guidelines on weight gain during pregnancy from the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IoM) in 2009. The updated version of "Weight Gain During. Pregnancy: Re-examining the Guidelines" focuses on the severity of the health effects of weight gain on both the...
- love your body. Korn, Wendy // Fit Pregnancy;Apr/May2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p62
Provides information on the importance of gaining weight during pregnancy. Effect of pregnancy on the body; Change undergone by the image of pregnancy; Recommended weight gained by women during pregnancy by the Institute of Medicine.
- Weight retention after pregnancy. // Healthy Weight Journal;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p98
Reports on weight retention after pregnancy, according to the Stockhold Pregnancy and Weight Development Study. Factors in higher weight retention; Average net gain from pregnancy.
- Pregnancy weight-gain guidelines trend downward. // Fit Pregnancy;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p34
The article focuses on the argument of obstetricians regarding the right amount of weight that women should gain during pregnancy. It notes on the long-term health guidelines which recommend that overweight women gain up to 25 pounds and 15 for those who are obese, however, it was lowed to 11 to...
- Mothers' Weight Before and During Pregnancy Affects Baby's Weight. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;12/14/2011, Vol. 21, p1
The article provides information on a study published in the periodical "Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica," according to which, mother's pre-pregnant weight and weight gain during pregnancy are contributing factors of babies' birthweight. According to the researchers high...
- Weight Gain during Pregnancy. Chez, Ronald A. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1986, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p1390
The article offers information on the beliefs advised by most health care providers for women to gain weight during pregnancy. The beliefs include the direct relationship between maternal weight gain and mean birthweight, a direct relationship between maternal pregnant weight gain and mean...
- The Impact of Gestational Weight Gain and Diet on Abnormal Glucose Tolerance During Pregnancy in Hispanic Women. Tovar, Alison; Must, Aviva; Bermudez, Odilia; Hyatt, Raymond; Chasan-Taber, Lisa // Maternal & Child Health Journal;Jul2009, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p520
Objective To examine the association of gestational weight gain and dietary factors with abnormal glucose tolerance (AGT). Methods We conducted a prospective cohort study among 813 Hispanic prenatal care patients in Massachusetts. Gestational weight gain and oral glucose tolerance test results...