FIGURE 8-4. Recommended weight gain by week of pregnancy for overweight (BMI: 25.0–29.9 kg/m2) women (dashed lines represent range of weight gain).

FIGURE 8-4Recommended weight gain by week of pregnancy for overweight (BMI: 25.0–29.9 kg/m2) women (dashed lines represent range of weight gain).

NOTE: First trimester gains were determined using three sources (Siega-Riz et al., 1994; Abrams et al., 1995; Carmichael et al., 1997).

From: 8, Approaches to Achieving Recommended Gestational Weight Gain

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Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines.
Institute of Medicine (US) and National Research Council (US) Committee to Reexamine IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines; Rasmussen KM, Yaktine AL, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.

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