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Research on Social Networks for Pregnant and New Mums!

Hi lovely peeps! I’ve agreed to share this information about a research study that’s relevant to BigBirthas who are pregnant, or gave birth 6-12 months ago. I’m not involved with developing the research, nor am I a participant – had my babies too long ago now! But I’m always interested to hear of new research …

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Time To Have Your Say!

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is seeking feedback from women on its new leaflet ‘Being overweight or obese during pregnancy and after birth‘. The closing date for comments is midday on Friday 18 May. Click on this link to access the RCOG page where you can read the draft leaflet and then feed …

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Fed Up With Lazy Journalism

Another day, another article which blames obese mums and completely misrepresents the research it purports to be reporting on – lazy journalism. Thanks Helen McArdle ‘Health Correspondent’ for The Herald @HMcardleHT, for yet more scaremongering claptrap. Here’s the article: Let’s begin with the headline: “Offspring of obese mothers prone to childhood obesity because they develop ‘fatty …

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