Research into Body Shaming in Pregnancy needs volunteers!

It’s been a little while since I’ve put out a call for research participants! This study comes from Kayleigh, a PhD student at Liverpool Hope University, doing research into body shaming in pregnancy. I’m delighted to say that I’ve checked with her, and in this instance, if you’ve a high BMI but no other medical …

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Why is IVF access in the UK almost impossible with a high BMI?

One aspect of high BMI pregnancy I know need to address more is pre-conception care and fertility treatment. Particularly why is IVF access in the UK almost impossible with a high BMI? Last year Nicola Salmon wrote a post for us about Rebel Wilson’s disclosures about fertility treatment. Today I’m delighted to report we have …

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Your views on Preconception Care sought!

There’s a lot of talk about ‘preconception care’ at the moment. The idea is that the right help before becoming pregnant can improve maternal, fetal and infant health and well-being, both during and after pregnancy. Of course, not all pregnancies are planned, and even when they are, getting correct and timely information and advice is …

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