FIGURE 3-6. Changes in body weight and composition of 63 women (low pregravid BMI n = 17; normal pregravid BMI n = 34; high pregravid BMI n = 12) measured at 9, 22, and 36 weeks’ gestation.

FIGURE 3-6Changes in body weight and composition of 63 women (low pregravid BMI n = 17; normal pregravid BMI n = 34; high pregravid BMI n = 12) measured at 9, 22, and 36 weeks’ gestation.

From: 3, Composition and Components of Gestational Weight Gain: Physiology and Metabolism

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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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