Final Recommendation Statement: Counseling for Healthy Weight and Weight Gain in Pregnancy

May 25, 2021 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on behavioral counseling interventions for healthy weight and weight gain in pregnancy. The Task Force found that clinicians can help pregnant people and their babies by offering effective counseling on healthy weight and weight gain throughout pregnancy. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the May 25, 2021 online issue of JAMA.