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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2012, Article ID 878607, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/878607
Research Article

Psychosocial Characteristics and Gestational Weight Change among Overweight, African American Pregnant Women

1Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
3Department of Physical Therapy, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA
4Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Received 29 June 2012; Accepted 17 October 2012

Academic Editor: Edward V. Younglai

Copyright © 2012 Kelly C. Allison et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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