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Design of lifestyle intervention trials to prevent excessive gestational weight gain in women with overweight or obesity.

Author:
  • Rebecca G Clifton
  • Mary Evans
  • Alison G Cahill
  • Paul Franks
  • Dympna Gallagher
  • Suzanne Phelan
  • Jeremy Pomeroy
  • Leanne M Redman
  • Linda Van Horn
Publishing year: 2016
Language: English
Pages: 305-313
Publication/Series: Obesity
Volume: 24
Issue: 2
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group

Abstract english

The Lifestyle Interventions for Expectant Moms (LIFE-Moms) Consortium is designed to determine, in pregnant women with overweight or obesity, whether various behavioral and lifestyle interventions reduce excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) and subsequent adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes and obesity in offspring. The design and planning process of the LIFE-Moms Consortium is described.

Keywords

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

Other

Published
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 1930-739X
Paul Franks
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