Assessment of weight gain during pregnancy in general prenatal care services in Brazil

Obesity is an emerging major health risk for women around the world. In this regard, little attention has been given to pregnancy, a moment of risk not only for major weight gain in these women, but also for macrosomia in their offspring. The objective of this study is to evaluate weight gain during...

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Main Authors: Luciana Bertoldi Nucci, Bruce Bartholow Duncan, Sotero Serrate Mengue, Leandro Branchtein, Maria Inês Schmidt, Eni Teresinha Fleck
Format: Article
Published: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Series:Cadernos de Saúde Pública
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