BOX F-1

Examples of Searches Using Key Words to Identify Relevant Literature (PubMed)

General search (limited to English)

#1 Search Pregnancy

#2 Search Weight Gain

#3 Search #1 and #2

#4 Search gestational weight

#5 Search #3 OR #4

#6 Search #5 AND obesity

#7 Search #5 AND BMI OR body mass index

Focused search: Consequences of GWG for the Mother (limited to publication date prior to 1990 or after October 2007 and English)

#8 Search #5 AND antepartum outcomes

#9 Search #5 AND consequences

#10 Search #1 AND maternal age

#11 Search #1 AND BMI OR body mass index

#12 Search #5 AND depression OR mental health

#13 Search #5 AND delivery OR cesarean section OR labor OR induced labor OR complications at delivery OR hemorrhage OR anesthesia OR coagulation OR forceps OR infection OR protracted labor

#14 Search #13 AND obesity OR BMI

#15 Search #7 AND weight retention OR postpartum weight

#16 Search #6 AND lactation

#17 Search #5 AND maternal health OR chronic disease OR morbidity

#18 Search #5 AND maternal mortality

Focused search: Consequences of GWG for the Child (limited to publication date prior to 1990 or after October 2007 and English)

#19 Search #5 AND child outcomes OR infant outcomes

#20 Search #5 AND small-for-gestational age OR SGA OR IUGR

#21 Search #5 AND large-for-gestational age OR LGA

#22 Search #20 AND cognitive development OR neurodevelopment OR academic performance OR school OR cognition OR neurology

#23 Search #21 AND obesity OR child obesity OR metabolic syndrome

#24 Search #5 AND preterm birth

#25 Search #5 AND fetal growth OR fetal development OR body composition

#26 Search #7 AND infant outcomes

#27 Search #5 AND child mental health

#28 Search #5 AND birth defects OR congenital anomalies

#29 Search #5 AND fetal death OR infant death OR neonatal death OR miscarriage OR stillbirth OR infant mortality

#30 Search #5 AND child health OR infant health OR asthma OR cancer OR chronic disease OR morbidity



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