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Clinical guidelines for the management of weight during pregnancy: a qualitative evidence synthesis of practice recommendations across NHS Trusts in England

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Women who enter pregnancy with a Body Mass Index above 30 kg/m2 face an increased risk of complications during pregnancy and birth. National and local practice recommendations in the UK exist to guide healthcare professionals in supporting women to manage their weight. Despite this, women report inconsistent and confusing advice and healthcare professionals report a lack of confidence and skill in providing evidence-based guidance. A qualitative evidence syn...

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10.1186/s12884-023-05343-9

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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0000-0003-3505-2399
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University of Oxford
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BioMed Central
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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Article number:
164
Publication date:
2023-03-11
Acceptance date:
2023-01-02
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1471-2393
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English
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1317787
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pubs:1317787
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2023-01-04

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