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Type: Journal article
Title: Pregnancy: managing obesity during pregnancy - what are the options?
Author: Dodd, J.
Citation: Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 2015; 11(12):691-692
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Issue Date: 2015
ISSN: 1759-5029
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Jodie M. Dodd
Abstract: In a new trial, provision of antenatal dietary and lifestyle advice to pregnant women who are obese is associated with modest improvements in maternal diet. This intervention is, however, inadequate to affect pregnancy and birth outcomes, and challenges the notion that limiting gestational weight gain can improve pregnancy outcomes.
Keywords: Humans; Pregnancy Complications; Obesity; Weight Gain; Pregnancy Outcome; Prenatal Care; Life Style; Pregnancy; Adult; Female
Description: News & Views
Rights: © 2015 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All Rights Reserved.
RMID: 0030039688
DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2015.141
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