FIGURE G-16B. Post partum weight retention ≥ 5 kg at 18 months.

FIGURE G-16BPost partum weight retention ≥ 5 kg at 18 months.

NOTE: Absolute risks derived from odds ratios. Presents risk of a primiparous woman, age 25–29, height 1.60–1.69, nonsmoker, no alcohol consumption, high social status, no exercise, 280 days of gestation.

From: G, Consultant Reports

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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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