Personalised support by health professionals is critical to optimising women’s engagement and motivation in lifestyle programs, and improves outcomes for women planning to conceive, MCHRI research has found.
Experts say more research is needed on preconception diets after a review found a lack of evidence about the best foods to help boost the chances of becoming pregnant.
New funding is vital to translate the latest international evidence-based guidelines in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), early menopause (EM) and infertility.
Dr Rebecca Goldstein has been awarded a Monash Partners MP STAR Clinician Fellowship to research high-risk pregnancy, diabetes and implementation.
New research explored whether treatment of gestational diabetes before 20 weeks’ gestation among those already at high risk improves maternal and infant health, finding a reduction in complications.
Healthy lifestyle programs in pregnancy support mums to achieve healthier pregnancies and improve health outcomes, Monash University research shows.