Woman's BMI before and during pregnancy affects baby's weight

12/15/2011 | Endocrine Today

A woman's weight before and during pregnancy may influence her infant's birth weight, Norwegian researchers said. Data on 58,383 pregnant women showed that an increase of 1 kg in pre-pregnancy BMI was associated with a 25.9 g increase in birth weight, while for every 1 kg gain during pregnancy, birth weight increased by 22.4 g.

View Full Article in:

Endocrine Today

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Tarrytown, NY