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Table 4 Mean and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for birth weight in gram by total maternal weight gain

From: Secular trends in pregnancy weight gain in German women and their influences on foetal outcome: a hospital-based study

Total maternal weight gain n Mean SD 95% Cl
Low weight gain 2514 3107.7 527.4 3086.5 - 3128.9
Normal weight gain 3347 3258.2 541.0 3239.8 – 3276.5
High weight gain 3303 3412.4 552.8 3394.0 – 3430.9
  1. +The recommended weight gain during pregnancy was based on a function of the initial BMI according to IOM [12]; SD = standard deviation; 95% Cl: 95% confidence intervals.