Prepregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and birth weight in the BRISA cohort

Article English OPEN
Raina Jansen Cutrim Propp Lima; Rosângela Fernandes Lucena Batista; Marizélia Rodrigues Costa Ribeiro; Cecília Cláudia Costa Ribeiro; Vanda Maria Ferreira Simões; Pedro Martins Lima Neto; Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva; Heloisa Bettiol;

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and weight gain during pregnancy on the baby's birth weight. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study with 5,024 mothers and their newborns using a Brazilian birth cohort study. In... View more