“The Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, reported last year that more than a third of normal-weight women and more than half of overweight and obese women gain more weight than is recommended during pregnancy. Over all, ‘fewer than 40 percent of pregnant women gain only the recommended amount of weight during their pregnancy,’ Dr. Sylvia R. Karasu and Dr. T. Byram Karasu report in their new book ‘The Gravity of Weight.'”
This is what I found myself reading while eating dinner tonight. When I was halfway through a zucchini pizza, to be more precise. Ah, well.