Metrics details Abstract Objective: Weight change between pregnancies was examined to determine if there were an association between weight gain or loss and delivery by cesarean section, gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced hypertension.
Methods: A cohort study was conducted which included Nova Scotia residents with two or more singleton deliveries between and Results: Weight change between pregnancies was examined in 19, women.
Weight gain or loss between pregnancies was not associated with the other outcomes. Interpretation: Weight gain between pregnancy is an independent risk factor for gestational diabetes. Le changement de poids entre les grossesses a été calculé comme la différence entre le poids pré-grossesse initial et le poids pré-grossesse du dernier accouchement.
Résultats: Les changements de poids ont été evalués chez 19 femmes. Interprétation: Le gain de poids entre les grossesses est un facteur de risque indépendant pour le diabète gestationnel.
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