Factors affecting pregnancy weight gain and relationships with maternal/fetal outcomes in Turkey

Akgun N., Keskin H. L. , Ustuner I., Pekcan G., Avsar A. F.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.38, no.5, pp.503-508, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.15537/smj.2017.5.19378
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-508


Objectives: To determine the effects of pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain on maternal and fetal complications, and to examine whether Turkish women achieve the recommended gestational weight gain. We also investigated the relationship between pregnancy weight gain and mode of delivery, with an examination of maternal anthropometry.