Obesity and gestational weight gain: cesarean delivery and labor complications Obesidade e ganho de peso gestacional: cesariana e complicações de parto

OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between pre-gestational obesity and weight gain with cesarean delivery and labor complications. METHODS: A total of 4,486 women 20-28 weeks pregnant attending general prenatal care clinics of the national health system in Brazil from 1991 to 1995 were enrolled an...

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Main Authors: Luiz Carlos Seligman, Bruce Bartholow Duncan, Leandro Branchtein, Dea Suzana Miranda Gaio, Sotero Serrate Mengue, Maria Inês Schmidt
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 2006-06-01
Series:Revista de Saúde Pública
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0034-89102006000300014