Language matters: pregnancy and overweight or obesity

Helen Skouteris, Claire Pearce, Briony Hill

Research output: Contribution to journalOther Journal Articlepeer-review


WOMEN living with overweight or obesity experience weight stigma on average three times every day. That does not stop when they are pregnant, with our research showing that many of the health professionals women see throughout their pregnancy will add to the chorus of perceived criticism about their weight.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalMJA Insight
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2021


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