Family functioning and obesity risk behaviors: implications for early obesity intervention.

@article{Wen2011FamilyFA,
  title={Family functioning and obesity risk behaviors: implications for early obesity intervention.},
  author={Li Ming Wen and Judy M. Simpson and Louise A. Baur and Chris Rissel and Victoria Mary Flood},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={1252-8}
}
Family functioning is found to be associated with overweight and obesity in childhood, but its association with maternal obesity risk behaviors is not clear. This study aimed to investigate whether family functioning is associated with maternal obesity risk behaviors and to inform the development of early obesity interventions. A total of 408 first-time mothers at 24-34 weeks of pregnancy were included in the study. They participated in the Healthy Beginnings Trial (HBT) conducted in southwest… CONTINUE READING
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