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17 October 2019

Research shows that people who start their pregnancies at a healthy weight have less chance of experiencing pregnancy-related complications compared with people of healthy weight. The aim of the Plan-it survey is to find out people's views and exeriences of weight management and whether it would be possible to ask people who are overweight to delay removal of their contraceptive coil/ implant to take part in a weight loss programme prior to trying to get pregnant.


Ethical approval

The study has been approved by the Cardiff University School of Medicine Research Ethics Committee on 30th April 2019

About the researcher

We are a group of researchers in Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board who are interested in understanding people’s experiences of weight management and pregnancy.

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