Maternal Weight Gain

PNSS Health Indicator Definition Number = Women Included in the Analysis Definition of Prevalence
% = Prevalence
Maternal Weight Gain
a) Less Than (<) Ideal
b) Ideal c) Greater Than (>) Ideal
2009 IOM report, "Nutrition During Pregnancy":
a) < ideal weight gain is a total weight gain below the lower limits of that recommended by IOM for each prepregnancy BMI classification.
b) Ideal weight gain is a total weight gain within the range recommended by IOM for each prepregnancy BMI classification.
c). > ideal weight gain is a total weight gain that exceeds the upper limits of that recommended by IOM for each prepregnancy BMI classification.
IOM recommendation for weight gain based on prepregnancy BMI

Underweight (BMI <18.5) prepregnancy: 28-40 lbs.
Normal weight (BMI 18.5 to 24.9) prepregnancy: 25 to 35 pounds.
Overweight (BMI 25.0 to 29.9) prepregnancy: 15 to 25 pounds.
Obese (BMI >30.0) prepregnancy: 11 to 20 lbs pounds
Women with valid height, prepregnancy weight, and total weight gain data. Complete and postpartum only records a) Number of women with < ideal weight gain for their prepregnancy BMI divided by the number of women with weight, height, and weight gain data.
b) Number of women with ideal weight gain for their prepregnancy BMI divided by the number of women with weight, height, and weight gain data.
c) Number of women with > ideal weight gain for their prepregnancy BMI divided by the number of women with weight, height, and weight gain data.