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BACKGROUND Behavioural interventions might improve clinical outcomes in pregnant women who are obese. We aimed to investigate whether a complex intervention addressing diet and physical activity could reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes and large-for-gestational-age infants. METHODS The UK Pregnancies Better Eating and Activity Trial (UPBEAT) is(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the widespread recognition that obesity in pregnant women is associated with adverse outcomes for mother and child, there is no intervention proven to reduce the risk of these complications. The primary aim of this randomised controlled trial is to assess in obese pregnant women, whether a complex behavioural intervention, based on(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding dietary patterns in obese pregnant women will inform future intervention strategies to improve pregnancy outcomes and the health of the child. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a behavioral intervention of diet and physical activity advice on dietary patterns in obese pregnant woman participating in the UPBEAT(More)
Erratum After publication of the original article [1] it came to the publishers attention that pre-existing diabetes had been omitted from the exclusion criteria in the manuscript. The paragraph on page 4 should read: Exclusion criteria Women unable or unwilling to give informed consent; <15 + 0 weeks or >18 + 6 weeks' gestation; essential hypertension(More)
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