Meeting 4: Implications of Weight Gain for Pregnancy Outcomes

When: June 5, 2008 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Aging, Children, Youth and Families, Diseases, Food and Nutrition, Global Health, Health Care Workforce, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity, Women's Health
Activity: Reexamination of IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

An all-day open session workshop was held on June 5, 2008 at the National Academies Keck Center, room 100, in Washington DC. The following workshop presentations are available for download:
-Trends in Distribution of Prepregnancy BMI, Andrea Sharma, PhD, MPH
-New Analyses from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, Patricia Dietz, DrPH, MPH
-Psychosocial/Behavioral Influences on Obesity: Application to Pregnancy, Suzanne Phelan, PhD
-Biological Determinants: Developmental Origins, Peter Nathanielsz, MD, PhD
-Consequences of Gestational Weight Gain: Outcomes for the Mother and Infant, Ellen Nohr, PhD
-Disparities in Fetal Growth and Ethnic-specific Growth Standards, Michael Kramer, MD -Clinic and Community-Based Intervention Programs: Impact on Gestational Weight Gain, Christine Olson, Ph.D.



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