Second trimester may predict weight gain in pregnant women

Overweight and obese pregnant women who gained too much weight in the second trimester had a 94% and 93% chance, respectively, of gaining excess weight by the end of pregnancy, compared to a 74% chance among normal-weight women, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed. However, normal-weight women who attained the recommended weight gain in the second trimester had a 77% chance of appropriate weight gain at the end of their pregnancy.

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