Abbreviations:BMI (Body Mass Index), CI (Confidence Interval), GDM (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus), g: gram(s) (lbs: pounds (measurement of weight)), OR (Odds Ratio), SD (Standard Deviation), SMD (Standard Mean Difference), UAE (United Arab Emirates), US (United States)
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Poster presentation: at the inaugural national American Medical Muslim Student Association (AMMSA) conference in Ann Arbor, MI on August 13-14, 2022.
Condensation:The literature is mixed regarding maternal and fetal outcomes associated with fasting during Ramadan in pregnancy. Obstetricians should be prepared to counsel and monitor fasting and non-fasting Muslim patients.