Supporting healthy pregnancies: Examining variations in nutrition, weight management and substance abuse advice provision by prenatal care providers in Alberta, Canada.

Education of women regarding healthy lifestyle choices is an important function for prenatal care providers. Within Canada, women choose to receive pregnancy care from one of a variety of publicly funded care providers. This study examines the association between the type of care provider(s) seen during pregnancy and the provision of advice related to nutrition, weight management, and substance abuse.

Year of Publication: 2019

Authors: Shainur Premji, Sheila McDonald, Carol Zaychkowsky, Jennifer Zwicker

Journal Title: PLOS One