National Vital Statistics System

25. Mother’s weight at delivery

Category: Labor and Delivery

BC # 33

Definitions, instructions, sources, keywords and abbreviations

The mother’s weight at the time of delivery.


Enter the mother’s weight at the time of delivery. Use pounds only in whole numbers. For example, enter 140½ pounds as 140 pounds.

If the mother’s delivery weight is unknown, enter “unknown.”


1st  Labor and delivery nursing admission triage form under – Physical assessment – Weight

2nd  Admission H&P under – Physical examination – Weight

Keywords and Abbreviations Wgt – Weight

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