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Women?s reported weight: Is there a discrepancy?
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PMID:  22067020     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Objective: Compare self-reported pre-pregnancy weight & delivery weight with documented pre-pregnancy & delivery weight and determine if there are differences compared with the Institute of Medicine?s (IOM) guidelines. Methods: This is a retrospective analysis of 234 women. Inclusion criteria included documented height, self-reported pre-pregnancy weight, self-reported delivery weight, documented pre-pregnancy weight +/?12 weeks from LMP, and documented delivery weight +/?2 weeks from delivery. We determined the difference between self-reported pre-pregnancy weight vs. documented pre-pregnancy weight and self-reported delivery weight vs. documented delivery weight. Using documented pre-pregnancy weight and documented delivery weight, we calculated gestational weight gain (GWG) relative to IOM criteria. Results: Self-reported pre-pregnancy weight was 2.94 kg less than documented pre-pregnancy weight (p < 0.0001). Self-reported BMI was 1.11 mg/kg(2) less than documented BMI (p < 0.0001). Self-reported GWG was 3.01 kg greater than documented GWG (p < 0.0001). Ninety-eight percent of normal weight correctly classified pregravid BMI in contrast to 86% of obese (p < 0.005) and 73% of overweight (p < 0.001). Conclusions: Overweight and obese women underestimated self-reported pre-pregnancy weight & overestimated gestational weight gain, thereby mistakenly categorizing IOM guidelines.
Authors:
Alicia Mandujano; Larraine Huston-Presley; Thaddeus P Waters; Thaddeus P Catalano
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH.
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