WeIGHT STIGMA IN MATERNITY CARE
28 February 2013, City South News
"Mothers-to-be who are considered overweight are treated worse by maternity care providers, according to a study by the University of Queensland’s ..."
25 February 2013, Adelaide Advertiser
Image a weighty issue for doctors
"Mums-to-be who are considered overweight or obese are less likely to be treated with respect, kindness and understanding by health providers than their slimmer counterparts ..."
25 February 2013, Fraser Coast Chronicle
Hospital ill-treats obese
"Pregnant Queensland women who are considered to be obese or overweight are treated more poorly by maternity care providers, new research has found..."
21 February 2013, 2MCE Orange
"A study by the University of Queensland has found women with a higher body mass index in pregnancy are more likely to report instances of negative treatment from maternity ..."
20 February 2013, The Courier Mail Online
QCMB research finds overweight mums-to-be are treated worse by maternity care providers than slim women
"Mums-to-be considered overweight are treated worse by maternity care providers because of their body weight, a study has found..."
20 February 2013, Medical Xpress
Overweight, obese mothers treated differently by health professionals, study finds
"Queensland mums-to-be who are considered to be overweight or obese are treated and perceived more poorly by maternity care providers because of their body weight ..."