Maternal nutrition, pregnancy outcome and public health policy

Kramer, Michael S.
September 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/22/98, Vol. 159 Issue 6, p663
Academic Journal
Editorial. Examines the role of maternal nutrition in determining the outcome of pregnancy. Little evidence that nutrition is very important in industrialized countries; What is meant by maternal nutrition and pregnancy outcome; Factors of pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain; Association between maternal anthropometry and pregnancy outcome; Quality and quantity of maternal diet; Research recommendations.


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