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JPEN 2019, 6(1): 48-53 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship Between Mother's BMI Before Pregnancy with Anthropometric Indicators and Jaundice in Neonates in Gonabad City in 2017
Samane Najafi , Masoumeh Amiridelui , Faezeh Choobdar , Somayeh Sahranavard , Fatemeh Khalili
BSc. Student in Nursing, Student Research Committee, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran. , f.khalili.925@gmail.com
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Introduction: Maternal BMI and weight gain during pregnancy plays an important role in the outcome of pregnancy. This study aimed to determine the relationship between mother's BMI before the pregnancy with anthropometric indicators and jaundice in neonates of Gonabad city in 2017.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on 327 women referring to community health centers of Gonabad city in 2017 by census method. Anthropometric indicators and maternal BMI were collected based on the information in urban health centers records. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 16 and descriptive statistics and linear regression. The significance level was less than 0.05.
Results: The results showed that there was a significant relationship between mother’s primary BMI with weight and head circumference at birth However (P=0/009), there was no significant relationship between height at birth and the bilirubin level in neonates with jaundice and mother's primary BMI (P>0/05).
Conclusion: According to the relationship between mother's primary BMI with anthropometric indicators in neonates, it is necessary to provide nutritional education and counseling for mother in prenatal care while accurate evaluation mother's primary BMI. Therefore, the correction of health behaviors and weight adjustment plays an important role in the occurrence of healthy and unsafe childbirth and the prevention of complications.
Keywords: Body mass index, pregnancy, growth, newborn, jaundice.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/02/5 | Accepted: 2019/03/9 | Published: 2019/09/4
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najafi S, amiridelui M, choobdar F, sahranavard S, khalili F. The Relationship Between Mother's BMI Before Pregnancy with Anthropometric Indicators and Jaundice in Neonates in Gonabad City in 2017. JPEN. 2019; 6 (1) :48-53
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