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The experiences of pregnant migrant women in detention: A qualitative study

Pregnant migrant women can be held in detention in the UK for a number of reasons These include on arrival, while awaiting a decision on their right to entry; if they have been refused permission to...

Factors influencing engagement in postnatal weight management and weight and wellbeing outcomes

Of the four million women who give birth in the USA each year, almost 30% gain more weight than recommended by the Institute of Medicine guidelines (Rasmussen and Yaktine, 2009) It has been...

Pregnant and seeking asylum: Exploring women's experiences ‘from booking to baby’

Pregnant women seeking asylum in the UK are identified as a vulnerable group in society, with specific concerns relating to their health and wellbeing (Aspinall and Watters, 2010) They may have...

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