Weight-related SMS texts promoting appropriate pregnancy weight gain: A pilot study

Weight-related SMS texts promoting appropriate pregnancy weight gain: A pilot study

Highlights: 

  • Gestational weight gain has an impact on maternal and fetal health.
  • Few effective and disseminable interventions have been successful at promoting healthful gestational weight gain.
  • SMS texting might be an innovative way to promote healthful gestational weight gain.

Pollak, KI, Alexander SC, Bennett G, Lyna, Pauline, Coffman, CJ, Bilheimer A, Farrell D, Bodner ME, Swamy GK, Ostbye T. Weight-related SMS texts promoting appropriate pregnancy weight gain: A pilot study. Patient Education and Counseling. 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2014.07.030

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