STUDIES ON COMPOSITION AND COMPONENTS OF GESTATIONAL GAIN: PHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM

TABLE C-1A Maternal Weight Gain in Singleton Pregnancies (by trimester and total weight gain)

Study Description

Population Characteristics

Study Criteria

Weight Gain by Trimester

Total Weight Gain

1st

2nd

3rd

Author, year:

Abrams et al., 1995

Total Study N:

10,418

By ethnicity:

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

0.15 kg/wk

0.54 kg/wk

0.54 kg/wk

 

White

0.19 kg/wk

0.58 kg/wk

0.52 kg/wk

 

Black

0.21 kg/wk

0.52 kg/wk

0.49 kg/wk

 

Asian

0.11 kg/wk

0.56 kg/wk

0.52 kg/wk

 

Country:

USA

Other

0.14 kg/wk

0.56 kg/wk

0.52 kg/wk

 

By BMI:

 

 

 

 

Low BMI

0.15 kg/wk

0.57 kg/wk

0.49 kg/wk

 

Ideal BMI

0.18 kg/wk

0.58 kg/wk

0.53 kg/wk

 

High BMI

0.18 kg/wk

0.51 kg/wk

0.51 kg/wk

 

Obese

0.14 kg/wk

0.41 kg/wk

0.49 kg/wk

 

By fetal size:

 

 

 

 

SGA

0.13 kg/wk

0.48 kg/wk

0.48 kg/wk

 

AGA

0.17 kg/wk

0.56 kg/wk

0.52 kg/wk

 

LGA

0.22 kg/wk

0.62 kg/wk

0.57 kg/wk

 

Author, year:

Abrams and Selvin, 1995

Total Study N:

2,994

 

2.1 kg

7.7 kg

6.6 kg

16.7 kg

Group Description:

White non-obese women

 

 

 

 

 

Country:

USA

 

 

 

 

 



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