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Prepregnancy BMI Linked to Risk for Poor Maternal-Fetal Outcomes
eMediNexus,  13 May 2019
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#Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pediatrics #Pharmacist

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Prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) may be a more significant risk factor for adverse maternal-fetal outcomes than weight gain during pregnancy, suggested a meta-analysis published online in JAMA."Results from this study suggest that maternal prepregnancy BMI was more strongly associated with adverse maternal and infant outcomes than gestational weight gain. Therefore, prepregnancy BMI may be an important focus for preconception counselling," state Ellis Voerm
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