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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Straube, S; Voigt, M; Briese, V; Schneider, KT; Voigt, M 
Title:
Weight gain in pregnancy according to maternal height and weight. 
Abstract:
Weight gain during pregnancy is of great importance for the health of mother and child. There is considerable individual variability with regard to the weight gain, with maternal height and pre-pregnancy body weight being important determinants. We aim to assess the usefulness of the maternal body mass index (BMI) and other ways of combining maternal weight and height in predicting weight gain during pregnancy. We analyzed data of more than 2.2 million pregnancies taken from the German perinatal...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Perinat Med 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
36 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
405-12 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-5577 
TUM Institution:
r Perinatalmedizin und Perinatalphysiologie