Knowledge translation tool to improve pregnant women’s awareness of gestational weight gain goals and risks of gaining outside recommendations: a non-randomized intervention study

@inproceedings{McDonald2015KnowledgeTT,
  title={Knowledge translation tool to improve pregnant women’s awareness of gestational weight gain goals and risks of gaining outside recommendations: a non-randomized intervention study},
  author={Sarah D McDonald and Christina K. Park and Eleanor M Pullenayegum and Keyna Bracken and Wendy Sword and Helen L McDonald and Binod Prasad Neupane and Valerie H. Taylor and Joseph Beyene and Valerie Mueller and Melissa C. Brouwers},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND There is an urgent need to prevent excessive pregnancy weight gain, a contributor to both maternal and child obesity. However, the majority of women had reported not being counseled to gain an appropriate amount of gestational weight by their health care providers. We developed a knowledge translation (KT) tool designed to facilitate the clinical interaction between pregnant women and their health care providers (HCPs). We piloted the tool on the impact on women's knowledge of… CONTINUE READING
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