FIGURE 6-3. Associations of maternal gestational weight gain with child BMI z-score at ages 9–14 years, with and without adjustment for maternal prepregnancy BMI. All estimates are adjusted for maternal age, race/ethnicity, marital status, household income, paternal education, child sex, gestation length, age, and Tanner stage at outcome assessment.

FIGURE 6-3Associations of maternal gestational weight gain with child BMI z-score at ages 9–14 years, with and without adjustment for maternal prepregnancy BMI. All estimates are adjusted for maternal age, race/ethnicity, marital status, household income, paternal education, child sex, gestation length, age, and Tanner stage at outcome assessment.

SOURCE: Oken et al., 2008. Maternal gestational weight gain and offspring weight in adolescence. Obstetrics and Gynecology 112(5): 999–1006. Reprinted with permission.

From: 6, Consequences of Gestational Weight Gain for the Child

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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.
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