Guidelines for Weight Control Behaviors during Pregnancy in Women with an Over Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index

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พิชชาภรณ์ สาตะรักษ์
พิชฏา อังคะนาวิน
กิตติพร ประชาศรัยสรเดช


Maternal pre-pregnancy BMI is known to influence pregnancy and birth outcomes. Women who are overweight pre-pregnancy have been suggested to have a higher risk of diabetes mellitus, pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), and large for gestational age (LGA). Weight control behavior during pregnancy consists of diet regulation and exercise which must be done in parallel. This article has reviewed the literature in diet regulation, exercise and guidelines to promote weight control behaviors during pregnancy in pregnant women with a high body mass index. The authors encourage the reader to understand weight control and know how to promote weight control behaviors during pregnancy and the ability to care for pregnant women with over pre-pregnancy body mass index to control their body mass effectively.


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สาตะรักษ์ พ, อังคะนาวิน พ, ประชาศรัยสรเดช ก. Guidelines for Weight Control Behaviors during Pregnancy in Women with an Over Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 20 [cited 2023 Feb. 6];29(3):171-8. Available from:


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