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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Association Between Parity, Pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index And Gestational Weight Gain.
Author: Paulino, Daiane Sofia de Morais
Surita, Fernanda Garanhani
Peres, Gabriela Bertoldi
Nascimento, Simony Lira do
Morais, Sirlei Siani
Abstract: To analyze the relationship between parity, pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), and gestational weight gain (GWG). This observational controlled study was conducted from November 2013 to April 2014, with postpartum women who started antenatal care up to 14 weeks and had full-term births. Data were collected from medical records and antenatal cards. Descriptive and bivariate analyses were performed. The significance level was 5%. Data were collected from 130 primiparous and 160 multiparous women. At the beginning of prenatal care, 54.62% of the primiparous were eutrophic, while the majority of multiparous were overweight or obese (62.51%). Multiparas are two times more likely to be obese at the beginning of their pregnancies, when compared to primiparas. The average pre-pregnancy weight and final pregnancy weight was significantly higher in multiparous, however, the mean GWG was higher among primiparous. We found an inverse correlation between parity and the total GWG, but initial BMI was significantly higher in multiparas. Nevertheless, monitoring of the GWG through actions that promote a healthier lifestyle is needed, regardless of parity and nutritional status, in order to prevent excessive GWG and postpartum weight retention and consequently inadequate pre-pregnancy nutritional status in future pregnancies.
Subject: Body Mass Index
Gestational Weight Gain
Parity
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2015.1021674
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25758613
Date Issue: 2015
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