Gestational diabetes mellitus and interpregnancy weight change: A populationbased cohort study
Weight change between pregnancies is believed to be an independent mechanism behind GDM. This study assessed the risk for GDM in second pregnancy by change in Body Mass Index (BMI) from first to second pregnancy and whether BMI and gestational weight gain modified the risk.
This observational cohort included 24,198 mothers and their two first pregnancies in data from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (2006±2014). Weight change, defined as prepregnant BMI in second pregnancy minus prepregnant BMI in first pregnancy, was divided into 6 categories by units BMI.Read More