Maternal body mass index and country of birth in relation to the adverse outcomes of large for gestational age and gestational diabetes mellitus in a retrospective cohort of Australian pregnant women

Abstract Background The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in Australia has been rising in line with the increased incidence of maternal overweight and obesity. Women with gestational diabetes mellitus, high body mass index or both are at an elevated risk of birthing a large for gestational...

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Main Authors: Catherine R. Knight-Agarwal, Rati Jani, Meisa Al Foraih, Dionne Eckley, Carrie Ka Wai Lui, Shawn Somerset, Deborah Davis, Monica Yuri Takito
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-09-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
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