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- 3Gestational weight gain
- 1Body composition
- 1Dietary intake assessment
- 1Energy intake
BACKGROUND: Healthy dietary intake and appropriate weight gain are two key components of an ideal pregnancy. The objective of this thesis was to investigate the weight gain pattern of a large cohort of pregnant women and its association with dietary intakes, which may provide valuable information...
Gestational weight gain, physical activity, and nutrition counselling practices of prenatal health care providers: What influences practice?Download
Appropriate gestational weight gain is important for maternal and child health. Data from a recent Alberta cohort showed 49% of pregnant women gained weight in excess of Health Canada guidelines. Regional studies have shown low rates of gestational weight gain counselling by health care...
Gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with short-and long-term maternal and infant health outcomes. The purpose of this research was to describe longitudinal changes in weight and body composition during pregnancy and early postpartum according to pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI)...