TITLE

Tackling maternal obesity: suggestions for midwives

AUTHOR(S)
Richens, Yana
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
British Journal of Midwifery;Jan2008, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Maternal obesity is the largest future challenge facing maternity services. Currently there is no national guideline on how midwives should care for this group of women. Those involved with the care of women must start to address this issue. This article highlights some of the complications and risks to mothers and babies and provides suggestions for care based on the current evidence.
ACCESSION #
28805142

 

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