BMI (High/Low)

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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.

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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.