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. 2018 Mar;32(2):152-160.
doi: 10.1111/ppe.12439. Epub 2018 Jan 18.

Good Practices for Observational Studies of Maternal Weight and Weight Gain in Pregnancy

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Good Practices for Observational Studies of Maternal Weight and Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Jennifer A Hutcheon et al. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. .
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Relationship between gestational age at delivery and average rate of gestational weight gain [Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2012; 26:109–116 Reprinted with permission]
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Directed acyclic graph of the link between pre‐pregnancy body mass index and large‐for‐gestational‐age birth.

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