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|NDR-UK Ref No:||9364|
|Publication Format:||A5 leaflet|
Simple leaflet on food safety and hygeine for women with a BMI of 25 or over at the start of their pregnancy.
Enforcement of healthy eating messages for self-management - advice is easily understood requiring no additional explanation.
This range aims to minimise weight gain during pregnancy.
Target Group will understand:
- that minimising weight gain will:
- reduce complications for them such as impaired glucose tolerance, gestational diabetes, miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, thrombo-embolism and death
- improve gestational diabetes management
- help to reduce hypertension and its related complications
- reduce complications for their baby such as macrosomia, congenital abnormality, childhood and later life obesity, and foetal death
- improving long-term health benefits, including returning to pre-pregnancy weight, future fertility, ability to breast feed, mental health etc.
- how to make simple lifestyle changes for Target Group and their family via a balanced diet and increased activity for long-term health
- the benefits of breast feeding for Target Group and their child.
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