Women’s compliance with nutrition and lifestyle recommendations before pregnancy: general population cohort study

  title={Women’s compliance with nutrition and lifestyle recommendations before pregnancy: general population cohort study},
  author={Hazel Inskip and Sarah R Crozier and Keith M. Godfrey and Sharon E Borland and Cyrus Cooper and Sian Robinson},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
OBJECTIVE To examine the extent to which women planning a pregnancy comply with recommendations for nutrition and lifestyle. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Southampton, United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS 12 445 non-pregnant women aged 20-34 recruited to the Southampton Women's Survey through general practices, 238 of whom became pregnant within three months of being interviewed. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Folic acid supplement intake, alcohol consumption, smoking, diet, and physical… CONTINUE READING

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