Weight matters - addressing obesity in pregnancy and beyond.
Thursday 22 November 2007 5:30 for 6.00PM

Full report


Chairs: Mr Eugene Oteng - Ntim, President, Forum on the Maternity & the Newborn and Dr Patricia Livsey.

Obesity in pregnancy - it may not be neglect, but it's a problem.
T.G.Teoh, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, St. Mary's Hospital, London

Social inequalities in mother and child obesity.
Dr. Tim Lobstein, Director, Childhood obesity programme, International Association for the study of obesity

Food for thought: are maternity care professionals meeting the needs of obese pregnant women?
Sheila O’Connor, Student Midwife, King’s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery

Can childhood obesity be fixed in the UK?
Mr Paul Sacher, National Obesity Forum, Research Director for MEND

Discussion 1 hour.

CPD: 3 credits

For further information on the above meeting visit the Forum of Maternity & Newborn website www.rsm.ac.uk/maternity
Alternatively you can contact Andrea Török on tel: 020 7290 2986, fax (+44) 020 7290 2989 or mailto:maternity@rsm.ac.uk