Box 3Advice for women, their community midwives and primary care physicians-Breastfeeding and weight management

Breastfeeding

Weight management

  • Advise women who have had pre-eclampsia to achieve and keep BMI 18.5–24.9 kg/m2 before next pregnancy [in line with ‘Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children’ (NICE clinical guideline 43)2].

See section 1.6 for contraindications and special warnings during pregnancy and lactation

See section 1.6 for contraindications and special warnings during pregnancy and lactation

From: 1, Summary of recommendations and care pathway

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Hypertension in Pregnancy: The Management of Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 107.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2010 Aug.
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