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Prevalence and risk factors for inappropriate birth weight for gestational age

, such as short stature, prepregnancy underweight, poor gestational weight gain, prior history of SGA, smoking, and cardiovascular-associated diseases [6-11]. By contrast, maternal diabetes, obesity, multipara, excessive gestational weight gain, and post-term pregnancy were associated with LGA [ 3 , 6 , 9 , 11 - 13 ]. However, there are only limited studies regarding this issue in Thailand. We aimed to determine the prevalence of inappropriate birth weight for gestational age among women with uncomplicated pregnancies who gave birth to a live born infant at term

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Assessment of physical activity status among pregnant women in southwestern China

1 Introduction Since early years of this century, the benefits of exercise during pregnancy have been realized and pregnant women have been encouraged to do regular physical activity in the absence of medical or obstetric complications. 1 Studies have reported that physical activity during pregnancy may reduce the risk of pregnancy complications such as excessive gestational weight gain, 2 , 3 gestational diabetes, 4 , 5 preeclampsia, 6 and cesarean delivery. 7 In the acknowledgment of these benefits, several physical organizations endorse physical

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Mureş County Women’s Behaviour Associated with Pregnancy Risk Factors

. 2017;14(1):120. 4. Wilson RD, Genetics Committee, Wilson RD, Audibert F, Brock JA, Carroll J et al. Pre-conception Folic Acid and Multivitamin Supplementation for the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects and Other Folic Acid-Sensitive Congenital Anomalies, J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2015;37(6):534-52. 5. Meštrović Z, Roje D, Vulić M, Zec M Calculation of optimal gestation weight gain in pre-pregnancy underweight women due to body mass index change in relation to mother’s height. Arch Gynecol Obstet.2017;295(1):81-86 6. Lawrence RL

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