TITLE

Maternal obesity support services: a qualitative study of the perspectives of women and midwives

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the qualitative study on the perceptions of pregnant women and midwives related to obesity in pregnancy and ideas for service development. Obesity increases the complications during pregnancy but the effective weight control strategies are limited and inconclusive. Two themes identified in the study were explanations for obesity and weight management and best care for pregnant women.
ACCESSION #
67052836

 

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