TABLE G-16APost Partum Weight Retention ≥ 5 kg at 18 Months, Adjusted Odds Ratios (gestational weight gain by BMI)

LowModerateHighVery High
Underweight1.01.02.03.5
Normal weight0.61.01.63.2
Overweight1.11.52.44.2
Obese0.91.73.43.9

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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