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Table 1 Anthropometrics of infants grouped according to maternal BMI

From: Lower energy expenditures in infants from obese biological mothers

  7, (4M/3F) Lean 7, (3M/4F) Overweight 7, (4M/3F) Obese
Maternal BMI (kg/m2) 21.8 ± 1.9 27.4 ± 1.2 * 38.0 ± 6.2‡†
Age (months) 4.0 ± 1.5 3.5 ± 2.4 4.2 ± 2.1
Body weight (kg) 6.7 ± 1.3 6.1 ± 1.4 7.0 ± 1.5
Length (cm) 66.3 ± 5.7 62.9 ± 7.3 63.9 ± 8.0
Body fat (%) 23.8 ± 4.1 22.4 ± 5.0 26.8 ± 2.1 ‡
BMI (kg/m2) 15.1 ± 1.3 15.3 ± 1.4 16.7 ± 1.2 †‡
Weight for length (percentile) 17.1 ± 18.0 28.6 ± 32.5 53.6 ± 37.4†
Weight for age (percentile) 55.7 ± 31.1 55.7 ± 33.8 71.4 ± 15.5
Length for age (percentile) 87.6 ± 10.4 73.6 ± 34.8 67.1 ± 36.7
Standard deviation score for body weight 0.19 ± 0.90 -0.22 ± 1.00 0.44 ± 1.02
  1. * = (p < 0.05) between the lean and over weight groups
  2. † = (p < 0.05) between the lean and obese groups
  3. ‡ = (p < 0.05) between the over weight and obese groups