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This predictive research aimed at studying the predictive factors of gestational weight gain, postpartum dietary intake, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and postpartum confinement (yuu fai) on postpartum weight retention at 4-6 weeks. The subjects were 87 mothers who came for a postpartum checkup unit at Warinchamrab Hospital and Sunpasitthi- prasong Hospital. Data were collected by the demographic questionnaire, 24-hr dietary recall, and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Data were analyzed using multiple linear regression analysis. According to the findings, the postpartum mother weight retention at 4-6 weeks had a mean of 5.77 kilograms (S.D. = 3.55). Gestational weight gain and postpartum confinement (yuu fai) were able to co-predict postpartum weight retention at 62.8 percent with statistical significance (F = 30.063, p < .001, adjusted R2 = .628). Gestational weight gain was able to predict postpartum weight retention the most (β = .465, t = 5.840, p < .001), followed by postpartum confinement (β = .444, t = 5.571, p < .001).
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