Jodie M Dodd
University of Adelaide
ObstetricsRandomized controlled trialPhysical therapyPediatricsPsychological interventionPrenatal careCaesarean sectionGestational agePregnancyGestational diabetesChildbirthBody mass indexWeight gainOverweightGynecologyGestationObesityBirth weightMedicineRelative riskMeta-analysis
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#1Jennie Louise (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 11
#2Amanda Poprzeczny (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 3
Last. Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
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BACKGROUND The impact of maternal obesity extends beyond birth, being independently associated with an increased risk of child obesity. Current evidence demonstrates that women provided with a dietary intervention during pregnancy improve their dietary quality and have a modest reduction in gestational weight gain. However, the effect of this on longer-term childhood obesity-related outcomes is unknown. METHODS We conducted an individual participant data meta-analysis from RCTs in which women wi...
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#1William M. Hague (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 34
#2Leonie K. Callaway (Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital)H-Index: 35
Last. Catherine Williamson ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 62
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BACKGROUND Severe early onset (less than 34 weeks gestation) intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) affects 0.1% of pregnant women in Australia and is associated with a 3-fold increased risk of stillbirth, fetal hypoxia and compromise, spontaneous preterm birth, as well as increased frequencies of pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes. ICP is often familial and overlaps with other cholestatic disorders. Treatment options for ICP are not well established, although there are limited data to ...
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Worldwide, half of women begin a pregnancy with overweight or obesity, which increases the risk of pregnancy and birth complications and adversely affects the lifelong health of the offspring. In order for metabolic changes to influence the gestational environment, research suggests that weight loss should take place before conception. This study aimed to understand women’s emotional and social contexts, knowledge, motivations, skills and self-efficacy in making healthy change. Semi-structured i...
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#1Madeleine Benton (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 3
#2Nicole Tape (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 2
Last. Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
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Abstract Background Obesity is a significant global health issue, especially for reproductive-aged women. Women who enter pregnancy overweight or obese are at increased risk of a range of adverse reproductive, maternal, and child health outcomes. The preconception period has been recognised as a critical time to intervene to improve health outcomes for women and their children. Despite this recognition, adequate information is significantly lacking in relation to women’s health experiences, beha...
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#1Amanda Poprzeczny (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 3
#2Rosalie M Grivell (Flinders University)H-Index: 24
Last. Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
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BACKGROUND Wound infection is a common complication following caesarean section. Factors influencing the risk of infection may include the suture material for skin closure, and closure of the subcutaneous fascia. We assessed the effect of skin closure with absorbable versus non-absorbable suture, and closure versus non-closure of the subcutaneous fascia on risk of wound infection following Caesarean section. METHODS Women undergoing caesarean birth at an Adelaide maternity hospital were eligible...
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#1Amanda Poprzeczny (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 3
#2Jennie Louise (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 11
Last. Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
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The infants born to women who are overweight or obese in pregnancy are at an increased risk of being born macrosomic or large for gestational age. Antenatal dietary and lifestyle interventions have been shown to be ineffective at reducing this risk. Our aim was to examine the effects of metformin in addition to a diet and lifestyle intervention on fetal growth and adiposity among women with a BMI above the healthy range. Women who had a body mass index ≥25 kg/m2 in early pregnancy, and a singlet...
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#1Jennie Louise (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 11
#2Andrea R. Deussen (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 16
Last. Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
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Our aim was to investigate the underlying assumptions of the current gestational weight gain (GWG) paradigm, specifically that—(1) GWG is modifiable through diet and physical activity; (2) optimal GWG and risk of excess GWG, vary by pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) category and (3) the association between GWG and adverse pregnancy outcomes is causal. Using data from three large, harmonized randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of interventions to limit GWG and improve pregnancy outcomes and wit...
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#1Cecelia M. O'Brien (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 6
#2Jennie Louise (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 11
Last. Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
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Introduction: The aim of this secondary analysis was to investigate the relationship between maternal body mass index (BMI) and fetal biometry, body composition, and velocity measurements at 28 and 36 weeks gestation.Materials and methods: The current analysis involves 911 overweight or obese women who were randomized to the Standard Care group of the LIMIT randomized trial.Results: The fetus of women with Class 3 obesity (BMI ≥ 40.0) showed the greatest increase in all biometry z-scores, abdomi...
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#1Aya Mousa (Monash University, Clayton campus)H-Index: 15
#2Tone Shetelig Løvvik (NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 3
Last. Helena J. Teede (Monash University, Clayton campus)H-Index: 74
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Introduction Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common disorder of pregnancy and contributes to adverse pregnancy outcomes. Metformin is often used for the prevention and management of GDM; however, its use in pregnancy continues to be debated. The Metformin in Pregnancy Study aims to use individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis to clarify the efficacy and safety of metformin use in pregnancy and to identify relevant knowledge gaps. Methods and analysis MEDLINE, EMBASE and all Evidence-...
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#1Jodie M Dodd (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 50
#2Andrea R. Deussen (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 16
Last. Jennie Louise (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 11
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While the effects of an antenatal dietary intervention for women with obesity or overweight on pregnancy and newborn health have been extensively studied, the longer-term effects into childhood are unknown. We followed children born to women who participated in the LIMIT randomised trial, where pregnant women were randomised to an antenatal dietary and lifestyle intervention or standard antenatal care. Our aim was to assess the effect of the intervention, on child outcomes at 3–5 years of age on...
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