Intervention Review

Interventions for preventing excessive weight gain during pregnancy

  1. Benja Muktabhant1,*,
  2. Pisake Lumbiganon2,
  3. Chetta Ngamjarus3,
  4. Therese Dowswell4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 18 APR 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007145.pub2

How to Cite

Muktabhant B, Lumbiganon P, Ngamjarus C, Dowswell T. Interventions for preventing excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007145. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007145.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Khon Kaen University, Department of Nutrition, Khon Kaen, Thailand

  2. 2

    Khon Kaen University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen, Thailand

  3. 3

    Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Khon Kaen, Thailand

  4. 4

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

*Benja Muktabhant, Department of Nutrition, Khon Kaen University, Faculty of Public Health, 123 Friendship Highway, Khon Kaen, 40002, Thailand.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 18 APR 2012


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