Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Editorial Volume 5 Issue 6

Overweight and Obesity in Pregnant Women

Sirikanok Klankhajhon*

Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand

*Corresponding Author: Sirikanok Klankhajhon, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand.

Received: April 22, 2023; Published: May 01, 2023

Overweight and obesity is a significant issue globally especially in pregnant women both pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity, and excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Maternal overweight and obesity are defined as excessive fat accumulation or abnormal fat that calculated from pre-pregnancy weight and height as pre-pregnancy BMI (The World Health Organization (WHO) [1].

References

  1. The World Health Organization (WHO). “Media centre: overweight and obesity” (2015).
  2. The World Health Organization (WHO). “Global health observatory (GHO) data: overweight and obesity” (2014).
  3. The World Health Organization expert consultation. “Appropriate body mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies”. Lancet1 (2004): 157-163.
  4. Kominiarek M A and Peaceman A M. “Gestational weight gain”. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 6 (2017): 642-651.
  5. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) (US) and National Research Council (US). Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines. In Rasmussen, K.M., Yaktine, A. L., and Institute of Medicine (US) and National Research Council (US) Committee to Reexamine IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines (Eds.). National Academies Press (US) (2009).

Citation

Citation: Sirikanok Klankhajhon. “Overweight and Obesity in Pregnant Women". Acta Scientific Women's Health 5.6 (2023): 01.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Sirikanok Klankhajhon. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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