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What is the relationship between the frequency of eating during pregnancy and gestational weight gain?

Approach to Answering the Question
NESR Systematic Review

Frequency of Eating Subcommittee

Systematic Review Protocol
Developed for each scientific question being examined, the protocol describes the plan for how the systematic review will be conducted. The protocol provides the: 

  • Analytic framework, 
  • Literature search and screening plan, and 
  • Literature search and screening results. 

For this question, frequency of eating will consider the number and timing of daily eating occasions. In addition, the outcomes include gestational weight gain and weight gain in relationship to weight gain recommendations, based on pre-pregnancy body mass index.

For additional details, see the full protocol for the question, what is the relationship between the frequency of eating and gestational weight gain? This protocol is up-to-date as of: 07/02/2019.

Draft Conclusion
This page will be updated with the draft conclusion once it has been developed. Draft conclusions are not considered final until they have been deliberated with and decided upon by the full Committee and published in the Committee’s report.