Maternal weight in the postpartum: results from the Delta healthy sprouts trial

Abstract Background Excessive postnatal weight retention may pose a threat to a woman’s health and future pregnancies. Women in the Lower Mississippi Delta (LMD) region of Mississippi suffer from among the highest rates of obesity in the U.S. and are more likely to gain an excessive amount of weight...

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Main Authors: Lisa M. Tussing-Humphreys, Jessica L. Thomson, Nefertiti OjiNjideka Hemphill, Melissa H. Goodman, Alicia S. Landry
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-12-01
Series:Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology
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