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Descriptor English: Gestational Weight Gain
Descriptor Spanish: Ganancia de Peso Gestacional
Descriptor Portuguese: Ganho de Peso na Gestação
Descriptor French: Prise de poids pendant la grossesse
Entry term(s): Maternal Weight Gain
Postpartum Weight Retention
Pregnancy Weight Gain
Weight Gain, Gestational
Weight Gain, Maternal
Weight Gain, Pregnancy
Weight Retention, Postpartum
Tree number(s): C23.888.144.243.926.500
G07.345.249.314.120.200.926.500
G08.686.330
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000078064
Scope note: Increase in body weight of the mother during the course of her PREGNANCY.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Weight Gain (1990-2018)
Public MeSH Note: 2019
History Note: 2019
Related: Obesity, Maternal MeSH
DeCS ID: 57782
Unique ID: D000078064
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/05/22
Gestational Weight Gain - Preferred
Concept UI M000642228
Scope note Increase in body weight of the mother during the course of her PREGNANCY.
Preferred term Gestational Weight Gain
Entry term(s) Maternal Weight Gain
Pregnancy Weight Gain
Weight Gain, Gestational
Weight Gain, Maternal
Weight Gain, Pregnancy
Postpartum Weight Retention - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000642584
Preferred term Postpartum Weight Retention
Entry term(s) Weight Retention, Postpartum



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