Associations between pre-pregnancy BMI, gestational weight gain, and prenatal diet quality in a national sample
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Nutrition and Food Sciences
This secondary analysis explored the association between gestational weight gain, pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), and prenatal diet quality in a United States national sample. The sample comprised 1322 pregnant women in the longitudinal Infant Feeding Practices Study II with Diet History Questionnaire data. Diet quality in the third trimester was assessed using the Alternative Healthy Eating Index for Pregnancy. Self-reported pre-pregnancy BMI (categorized as underweight
Parker HW, Tovar A, McCurdy K, Vadiveloo M (2019) Associations between pre-pregnancy BMI, gestational weight gain, and prenatal diet quality in a national sample. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0224034. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224034
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