TABLE G-14APost Partum Weight Retention ≥ 5 kg at 6 Months, Adjusted Odds Ratios (gestational weight gain by BMI)

LowModerateHighVery High
Underweight0.61.02.65.8
Normal weight0.41.02.46.6
Overweight0.51.43.07.6
Obese0.41.43.35.5

From: G, Consultant Reports

Cover of Weight Gain During Pregnancy
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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