AOM CPG 12: The management of high or low body mass index during pregnancy
This CPG provides a critical review of the research literature on the management of uncomplicated pregnancy in clients who have a pre-pregnancy body mass index less than 18.5 or greater than or equal to 30.
Note: this CPG was originally released in 2010 and updated in 2019.
CPG summary: The management of high or low body mass index during pregnancy
The CPG summary offers convenient access to some of the most essential content of the full CPG. For a complete analysis of the research relevant to midwives’ management of clients with high or low body mass index, along with citations, please refer to the full guideline.