The views and attitudes of health professionals providing antenatal care to women with a high BMI: A qualitative research study

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The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing amongst women of child bearing age. The objective of this study was to investigate the views and attitudes of providers of antenatal care for women who have a body mass index (BMI) of 30kg/m2 and over.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-144
Number of pages7
JournalWomen and Birth
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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