LIMIT: Limiting weight gain in overweight and obese women during pregnancy to improve health outcomes: a randomised trial.
This trial has completed recruitment and followup is currently being undertaken.
The aims of this randomised controlled trial are to assess whether the implementation of a package of dietary and lifestyle advice to overweight and obese women during pregnancy to limit weight gain is effective in improving maternal, fetal and infant health outcomes.
Funding: NHMRC Project Grant 2008-2011; NIH Grant, 2008-2012; Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Grant, 2010; Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundation Grant 2010.
|Funding:||NHMRC Project Grant, 2008-2011; NIH Grant, 2008-2012; Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Grant, 2010; Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundation Grant 2010.|
|Chief Investigators:||Professor Jodie Dodd, Professor Deborah Turnbull, Professor Gary Wittert, Dr Andrew McPhee, E/Professor Jeffrey Robinson, Professor Caroline Crowther, Professor Julie Owens, Professor Matthew Gillman|
|Clinical Trial Coordinator:||Ms Andrea Deussen|
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- Dodd JM, Turnbull DA, McPhee AJ, Wittert G, Crowther CA, Robinson JS. Limiting weight gain in overweight and obese women during pregnancy to improve health outcomes: the LIMIT randomised controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2011;11.
- Dodd JM, Grivell RM, Nguyen AM, Chan A, Robinson JS. Maternal and perinatal health outcomes by body mass index category. Aust N Z J Obstet Gyn 2011;51(2):136-140.
- Dodd JM, Robinson JS. Gestational weight loss in overweight and obese women is associated with an increased risk of small for gestational age infants. Evid Based Med. 2011;16(4):156-6.
- Dodd JM, Grivell RM, Crowther CA, Robinson JS. Antenatal interventions for overweight or obese pregnant women: a systematic review of randomised trials. BJOG 2010;117:1316-1326.
- Crowther CA, Hiller JE, Moss JR, McPhee AJ, Jeffries WS, Robinson JS, et al. Effect of treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus on pregnancy outcomes. New England Journal of Medicine 2005;352(24):2477-2486.