Overweight and Obese Women : A Part from The Book Chapter : Gestational Weight – Smart-phone Calculator: A Case Study of Pregnant Women in India

We observed in our population that women who achieved to have a natural rate of 10% of SGA (small for gestational age) as well as 10% of LGA (Large for gestational age) in term newborns were those with a normal pre-pegnancy BMI (20 to 24.9 kg/m²). This 10% rate of SGA and LGA is indeed a crossing point that we coined “maternal fetal corpulence symbiosis, MFCS”. But considering lean women or on the other side of the BMI spectrum (overweight and obese women), we noticed that we could also achieve also this MFCS point by modulating the gestational weight gain in pregnancies. We have demonstrated 4 years ago that if we take as principle that the optimal gestational weight in term pregnancies (optGWG) is to have “harmonious babies” (Appropriate for Gestational age, AGA) for all women whatever their pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index (ppBMI), this is linear curve (y= ax+b) [1]). Our mathematical linear equation in Reunion Island (French overseas Department in the Indian Ocean, nearby Mauritius island) is: optGWG (kg) = -1.2 ppBMI (Kg/m²) + 42 ± 2kg.

Author(s) Details:

Pierre-Yves Robillard,
Service de Néonatologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion, La Réunion, France and Centre d’Etudes Périnatales Océan Indien (CEPOI), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion, La Réunion, France.

To Read the Complete Chapter See Here

Related Posts

Gestational Hypertension

The Complications Include Gestational Hypertension : A Part from The Book Chapter : Women and Pregnancies as an Immediate Target against the Obesity Epidemic

The complications include gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, preterm birth, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), both, small and large for gestational-age offspring, and a higher prevalence of stillbirth and congenital…

Neuropsychological Scale

The Neuropsychological Scale is the Main Assessment Tool for Cognitive Function : A Part from The Book Chapter : Progress in the Application of Neuropsychological Scales in the Treatment of Schizophrenia

The Neuropsychological Scale is the Main Assessment Tool for Cognitive Function : A Part from The Book Chapter : Progress in the Application of Neuropsychological Scales in…

Adolescence pregnancies

Neonatal Intensive Care Units : A Part from The Book Chapter : Preterm Birth: When is it Too Small to be Born

Adolescence pregnancies bellow the age 18 years are associated with a significant number of premature births and low-birth-weights. There is increased risk of preeclampsia, eclampsia, obstetric cholestasis,…

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

The Number of Road Accidents in 2022 : A Part from The Book Chapter : Epidemiological Study of Road Traffic Accident Cases Admitted in a Tertiary Care Centre of Uttar Pradesh, India: A Hospital Based Cross Sectional Approach

In India, according to ministry of road transport and highways report 2022, a total number of 4,61,312 road accidents have been reported by States and Union Territories…

PBC

Autoimmune Diseases : A Part from The Book Chapter : Association of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Although patients with an autoimmune disease often present with other autoimmune diseases, several reports have indicated that the incidence of coexisting SLE and PBC ranges from 0%…

Epidermoid Carcinoma

A Close Relationship Between the Degree of Histologic Differentiation : A Part from The Book Chapter : Dilemmas in Grading Epidermoid Carcinoma: An Overview

Many studies on OSCC correlating histologic malignancy grading with different clinical parameters, such as clinical staging, recurrences and prognosis, has been published, and a close relationship between…

Leave a Reply