Voigt, M; Schneider, KTM; Fusch, C; Hesse, V; Rohl, S; Helmers, C; Schucking, B
7th communication: Norm curve of maternal weight gain (analysis of gravidae during pregnancy in Germany, 1995-1997)
With the aim of creating a norm curve of maternal weight gain during pregnancy, data from 1763063 women between 1995 and 1997 were analyzed. The weight gain ranged from - 2 kg to + 24 kg, the mean value was calculated as 13 kg. With these results it was possible to create percentiles of maternal weight gain in Germany for the first time.