Limiting postpartum weight retention through early antenatal intervention: the HeLP-her randomised controlled trial

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Abstract

Background: Pregnancy is a recognised high risk period for excessive weight gain, contributing to postpartum weight retention and obesity development long-term. We aimed to reduce postpartum weight retention following a low-intensity, self-management intervention integrated with routine antenatal care during pregnancy. Methods: 228 women at increased risk of gestational diabetes,
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 8
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Volume11
Issue number134
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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