New approaches to prevention of excessive weight gain during pregnancy

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Objective: to find out the effectiveness of individual counseling aimed to prevent a pathological gestational weight gain (GWG). A prospective cohort study of 361 pregnant women: 77 had repeated detailed talks on nutrition, 284 - receiving traditional prenatal doctor's advice. The analysis showed that the individual repeated consultations can significantly change the diet and nutrition, bringing them to the recommended during pregnancy and reduce the risk of insufficient gestational weight gain. Individual advice contributes to the normalization of increases weight gain in the second trimester in patients with excessive increase GWG.

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V N Pokusaeva

The Smolensk State Medical Academy



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