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Weight gain during pregnancy : reexamining the guidelines

Author(s):
Rasmussen, Kathleen M
Yaktine, Ann L
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee to Reexamine IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines
Title(s):
Weight gain during pregnancy : reexamining the guidelinesĀ / Kathleen M. Rasmussen and Ann L. Yaktine, editors ; Committee to Reexamine IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines, Food and Nutrition Board and Board on Children, Youth, and Families.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Washington, D. C. : National Academies Press, c2009.
Description:
xiv, 854 p. : ill. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780309131131
0309131138
LCCN:
2009033438
Electronic Links:
https://0-www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.brum.beds.ac.uk/books/NBK32813
MeSH:
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Pregnancy Complications/prevention & control
Pregnancy
Prenatal Care*
United States
Weight Gain*
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents:
Setting the stage for revising pregnancy weight guidelines : conceptual framework -- Descriptive epidemiology and trends -- Composition and components of gestational weight gain : physiology and metabolism -- Determinants of gestational weight gain -- Consequences of gestational weight gain for the mother -- Consequences of gestational weight gain for the child -- Determining optimal weight gain -- Approaches to achieving recommended gestational weight gain -- Open session and workshop agendas -- Committee member biographical sketches.
NLM ID:
101513223 [Book]

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