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Factors associated with post-partum weight retention in a cohort of women, 2005-2007

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Objective: to investigate factors associated with post-partum weight retention. Methods: a cohort study with 104 recruited pregnant women in the 8th to 13th week of gestation was carried out at Basic Health Unit in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro and the women were accompanied until around 55 days post-partum. The variables included socio-demographic, economic, biochemical, anthropometric and reproductive data. Post-partum weight retention (the difference between post partum and pre-gestat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Revista Brasileira de Saude Materno Infantil
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-227
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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ISSN:
1519-3829
URN:
uuid:26c2c151-c229-487f-a868-0921861246e2
Source identifiers:
467231
Local pid:
pubs:467231
Language:
Portuguese
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