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Antenatal interventions for reducing weight in obese women for improving pregnancy outcome

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (56th percentile)

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1 policy source
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14 tweeters

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Title
Antenatal interventions for reducing weight in obese women for improving pregnancy outcome
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009334.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christine M Furber, Linda McGowan, Peter Bower, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Siobhan Quenby, Tina Lavender

Abstract

Being obese and pregnant is associated with substantial risks for the mother and her child. Current weight management guidance for obese pregnant women is limited. The latest recommendations suggest that obese pregnant women should gain between 5.0 and 9.1 kg during the pregnancy period, and weight loss is discouraged. However, observational studies indicate that some obese pregnant women, especially those who are heavier, lose weight during pregnancy. Furthermore, some obese pregnant women may intentionally lose weight. The safety of weight loss when pregnant and obese is not substantiated; some observational studies suggest that risks associated with weight loss such as pre-eclampsia are improved, but others indicate that the incidence of small- for-gestational infants are increased. It is important to evaluate interventions that are designed to reduce weight in obese pregnant women so that the safety of weight loss during this period can be established.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 3 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Turkey 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Tanzania, United Republic of 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 309 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 58 18%
Student > Bachelor 47 15%
Researcher 42 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 35 11%
Student > Postgraduate 20 6%
Other 60 19%
Unknown 55 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 124 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 48 15%
Social Sciences 29 9%
Psychology 13 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 2%
Other 27 9%
Unknown 70 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 July 2020.
All research outputs
#1,759,807
of 16,526,082 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,328
of 11,525 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#25,760
of 252,824 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#207
of 473 outputs
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