Mums-to-be struggling with weight targets

Pregnant women are unsure how much weight is clinically safe for them to gain, with 26% not putting on enough by 16 weeks, Australian research shows.

Findings from a new Queensland study show that just 36% of women had gained the ideal amount of weight by 36 weeks’ gestation.

A quarter did not gain enough weight, while the remaining 38% gained too much — including 10% who had gained their entire recommended pregnancy weight by the time of their first