Debbie M Smith
Affiliation: University of Manchester
- Maternal obesity is the new challenge; a qualitative study of health professionals' views towards suitable care for pregnant women with a Body Mass Index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m²Debbie M Smith
The School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:157. 2012....
- The design of a community lifestyle programme to improve the physical and psychological well-being of pregnant women with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or moreDebbie M Smith
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
BMC Public Health 10:284. 2010..Here we describe a study protocol to test the feasibility of a variety of potential healthy lifestyle interventions for pregnant women with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or more in a community based programme...
- The maternity experience for women with a body mass index ≥ 30 kg/m2: a meta-synthesisD Smith
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
BJOG 118:779-89. 2011..Maternal obesity (body mass index, BMI ≥ 30 kg/m(2) ) is a global public health issue. There is a dearth of evidence regarding an effective maternal care pathway for pregnant women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m(2)...
- Young parents: the role of housing in understanding social inequalityDebbie Smith
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester
J Fam Health Care 21:20-2. 2011..The ensuing Teenage Pregnancy Strategy sought to reduce social exclusion of young parents and their children...
- Social inequality and young pregnancy: the causal attributions of young parents in London, UKDebbie M Smith
Department of Psychology, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
Health Place 17:1054-60. 2011..Further work is needed to build up a holistic picture of the influence place has on young people's sexual and reproductive health...