Fletcher GE, Teeters L, Schlundt D, Bonnet K, Heerman WJ. Maternal conception of gestational weight gain among Latinas: A qualitative study. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 2018 Feb;37(37). 132-138. PMID: 28967775 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5794623 NIHMSID: NIHMS909655.
Interventions to support healthy gestational weight gain are often ineffective. The objective was to develop a model of how pregnant Latinas-who have a higher risk of poor maternal and neonatal weight-related outcomes-conceptualize healthy gestational weight gain, providing guidance for future interventions.