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Implications of Excessive Gestational Weight Gain

Morin, Karen H. PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: September/October 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 5 - p 329
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000161
ONGOING COLUMNS: Nutrition for the Family

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy may influence long-term child health outcomes.

Karen H. Morin is a Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin, and Visiting Professor, University of West of Georgia, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. She can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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