Obesity in Pregnancy Publications

Maternal obesity in the UK: findings from a national project

This major national study, which collected information from every maternity unit in the UK, has revealed for the first time the prevalence of severe maternal obesity (body mass index 35+) in the UK. The report also details the complications and consequences of obesity during pregnancy, and outlines the implications for the care of obese pregnant women.

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Maternal obesity in the UK: findings from a national project (Executive Summary)

Executive summary to the main report Maternal obesity in the UK: findings from a national project.

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Joint CMACE-RCOG Guideline - Management of Obesity in Pregnancy

This guidance includes standards of service provision for local maternity units. This guideline addresses many needs as trusts and maternity units will now have evidence-based national guidelines to ensure that obese mothers-to-be are given appropriate care and treatment during pregnancy.

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CMACE releases it's report Maternal obesity in the UK: findings from a national project.

This report has revealed for the first time the prevalence of severe maternal obesity in the UK, details the complications and consequences of obesity in pregnancy, and outlines the implications for the care of obese pregnant women. [07/12/2010]

Saving Mothers’ Lives Conferences March 2011

Now open for bookings - Early Bird rate available until 31st December 2010. [30/11/2010]

CMACE publishes briefing on genital tract sepsis from 'Saving Mothers' Lives 2006-2008

Emergent Theme Briefing #1: Genital Tract Sepsis, September 2010 [05/10/2010]

CMACE Resources: Forms and Tools