Perinatal Care

Testing the feasibility of a mobile technology intervention promoting healthy gestational weight gain in pregnant women (txt4two) - study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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May 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Overweight, obesity and excess gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with negative health outcomes for mother and child in pregnancy and across the life course. Interventions promoting GWG within guidelines report mixed results.

Mobile phones as a health communication tool to improve skilled attendance at delivery in Zanzibar: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

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Aug 13, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between a mobile phone intervention and skilled delivery attendance in a resource-limited setting.

DESIGN: Pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial with primary healthcare facilities as the unit of randomisation.