By the end of this module, you will be able to:
- Describe the importance of healthy gestational weight gain;
- Describe the IOM guidelines and the 5As framework for healthy pregnancy weight gain;
- Employ the 5As of Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain framework for counselling patients about healthy pregnancy weight gain;
- Develop a practical approach for applying the 5As framework in a busy health care setting; and
- Identify and utilize resources to support the adoption of behaviours that facilitate healthy weight gain during pregnancy and the adoption of the 5As of Healthy Pregnancy Weight framework in practice.
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