Debbie M Smith
Affiliation: University of Manchester
- 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...
- The feasibility phase of a community antenatal lifestyle programme [The Lifestyle Course (TLC)] for women with a body mass index (BMI)≥ 30 kg/m(2.)Debbie M Smith
The School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK Electronic address
Midwifery 31:280-7. 2015..maternal obesity [body mass index (BMI)≥30kg/m(2)] is a cause for concern because of increasing rates and risk of associated complications. However, little is known about how to improve the health of women with a BMI≥30kg/m(2)...
- Women's experiences of their pregnancy and postpartum body image: a systematic review and meta-synthesisEmma L Hodgkinson
School of Psychological Sciences, Second Floor Zochonis Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:330. 2014..Pregnancy-related physical changes can have a significant impact on a woman's body image. There is no synthesis of existing literature to describe the intricacies of women's experiences of their body, and relevant clinical implications...
- 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...