Maternal obesity has become a serious public health issue within Australia and throughout the world, and contributes to increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and child. Despite this, pregnancy has been identified as a time where many women are motivated to be healthy not only for themselves but their unborn baby as well. There is a paucity of evidence about where obese pregnant women obtain pregnancy-related nutrition advice. This study aimed to investigate the avenues used by women with a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2 to access nutrition and dietary information during pregnancy.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 18 May 2017|
|Event||34th National Conference Dietitians Association of Australia: Cultivating Fresh Evidence - Hobart, Hobart, Australia|
Duration: 18 May 2017 → 20 May 2017
|Conference||34th National Conference Dietitians Association of Australia|
|Period||18/05/17 → 20/05/17|