Tiffany A Moore Simas

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Understanding multifactorial influences on the continuum of maternal weight trajectories in pregnancy and early postpartum: study protocol, and participant baseline characteristics
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Memorial Campus 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA, 01605, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:71. 2015
  2. pmc Estudio Parto: postpartum diabetes prevention program for hispanic women with abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial - study protocol
    Lisa Chasan-Taber
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, 405 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:100. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Prepregnancy weight, gestational weight gain, and risk of growth affected neonates
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:410-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Efforts needed to provide Institute of Medicine-recommended guidelines for gestational weight gain
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:777-83. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Impact of updated Institute of Medicine guidelines on prepregnancy body mass index categorization, gestational weight gain recommendations, and needed counseling
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Memorial Campus, 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:837-44. 2011
  6. pmc Institute of medicine 2009 gestational weight gain guideline knowledge: survey of obstetrics/gynecology and family medicine residents of the United States
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA, USA
    Birth 40:237-46. 2013
  7. pmc Self-reported pre-pregnancy weight versus weight measured at first prenatal visit: effects on categorization of pre-pregnancy body mass index
    Erica Holland
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care, 119 Belmont Street, Jaquith Building, Worcester, MA, 01605, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1872-8. 2013
  8. pmc Gestational weight gain within recommended ranges in consecutive pregnancies: a retrospective cohort study
    Molly E Waring
    Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Midwifery 29:550-6. 2013
  9. pmc Pregnant women's interest in a website or mobile application for healthy gestational weight gain
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 368 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA Electronic address
    Sex Reprod Healthc 5:182-4. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Patient Report of Guideline-Congruent Gestational Weight Gain Advice From Prenatal Care Providers: Differences by Prepregnancy BMI
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Birth 41:353-9. 2014

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Understanding multifactorial influences on the continuum of maternal weight trajectories in pregnancy and early postpartum: study protocol, and participant baseline characteristics
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Memorial Campus 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA, 01605, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:71. 2015
    ..The study was conceptualized under a Biopsychosocial Model using a lifespan approach. Study protocol and baseline characteristics are described...
  2. pmc Estudio Parto: postpartum diabetes prevention program for hispanic women with abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial - study protocol
    Lisa Chasan-Taber
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, 405 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:100. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Prepregnancy weight, gestational weight gain, and risk of growth affected neonates
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:410-7. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate associations between maternal BMI-specific GWG adherence in the context of these new guidelines and risk of small for gestational age (SGA) and large for gestational age (LGA) neonates...
  4. doi request reprint Efforts needed to provide Institute of Medicine-recommended guidelines for gestational weight gain
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:777-83. 2010
    ..To estimate body mass index (BMI)-specific gestational weight gain recommendations and frequency of weight and gestational weight gain discussions and documentation...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of updated Institute of Medicine guidelines on prepregnancy body mass index categorization, gestational weight gain recommendations, and needed counseling
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Memorial Campus, 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:837-44. 2011
    ..The goal was to identify how provider counseling practices need to change on a population level...
  6. pmc Institute of medicine 2009 gestational weight gain guideline knowledge: survey of obstetrics/gynecology and family medicine residents of the United States
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA, USA
    Birth 40:237-46. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine resident prenatal caregivers' knowledge of revised guidelines...
  7. pmc Self-reported pre-pregnancy weight versus weight measured at first prenatal visit: effects on categorization of pre-pregnancy body mass index
    Erica Holland
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care, 119 Belmont Street, Jaquith Building, Worcester, MA, 01605, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1872-8. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Gestational weight gain within recommended ranges in consecutive pregnancies: a retrospective cohort study
    Molly E Waring
    Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Midwifery 29:550-6. 2013
    ..to examine whether, among parous women, adherence to gestational weight gain (GWG) recommendations in the most recent previous pregnancy is associated with adherence to GWG recommendations in the current pregnancy...
  9. pmc Pregnant women's interest in a website or mobile application for healthy gestational weight gain
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 368 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA Electronic address
    Sex Reprod Healthc 5:182-4. 2014
    ..The Internet is a promising modality for delivering interventions to prevent excessive gestational weight gain and associated maternal and child health consequences. ..
  10. doi request reprint Patient Report of Guideline-Congruent Gestational Weight Gain Advice From Prenatal Care Providers: Differences by Prepregnancy BMI
    Molly E Waring
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Birth 41:353-9. 2014
    ..We examined pregnant women's recall of prenatal care provider GWG advice in relation to prepregnancy body mass index (BMI)...
  11. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in primary, unscheduled cesarean deliveries among low-risk primiparous women at an academic medical center: a retrospective cohort study
    Joyce K Edmonds
    William F, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, 02467, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:168. 2013
    ..This study sought to assess the extent to which primary, unscheduled cesarean deliveries and their indications vary by race/ethnicity in one academic medical center...
  12. pmc Cigarette smoking and gestational diabetes mellitus in Hispanic woman
    Tiffany A Moore Simas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA, United States Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 105:126-34. 2014
    ..While smoking has been associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, studies of smoking and GDM are sparse and conflicting. Therefore, we evaluated the relationship between cigarette smoking and GDM in Hispanic women...