Objective tool may help improve communication about prenatal weight gain, study shows

[Gears of Biz, September 27, 2017] Significant improvements in communication between providers and patients surrounding gestational weight gain during prenatal care were found using a new combination of education and a tracking tool in a study by the Mother Baby clinical service line of Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota.

“Because weight may be a sensitive issue, many providers are uncomfortable talking about it. Using an objective tool may help communication,” said Marijo Aguilera, M.D., a maternal-fetal specialist with Minnesota Perinatal Physicians, part of Allina Health. Read more at gearsofbiz.com.

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