Pregnancy, Obesity and Nutrition Initiative (PONI): FIGO releases new Supplement – International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics


Posted: September 7, 2020 at 11:57 am

This new supplement raises the importance of tackling malnutrition and obesity before, during and after pregnancy, to improve the long-term health of mothers and their children, and future generations.

The issue includes new guidance for the management of obesity, pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and post-partum, with practical recommendations, and is a useful resource for frontline practice in all healthcare settings. A number of position papers and insights on the use of the FIGO Nutrition Checklistare also included which all focus on the importance of healthcare professionals to think nutrition at every contact.

The PONI team, run under the PNCDs Committee of FIGO,provides key messages to promote the importance of malnutrition and obesity in pregnancy. They share and disseminate FIGOs evidence-based guidelines and tools to improve frontline services and empower specialists to join the mission and address the challenge of obesity and malnutrition before, during and after pregnancy.

Access the supplement here.

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