Maternity Care for Women with a Higher Body Weight

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Lecture Overview

Accredited practising dietitian, Electra Ulrich, takes an evidence-based look at caring for pregnant women with a high BMI. Discussion includes the key topics of associated risks for mother and baby, the importance of considering gestational weight gain and weight stigma, and women’s experiences of antenatal care. Electra also offers some practical tips on starting a conversation about food and weight with an expectant mother.