Monthly Archives: February 2019

Highlights of the BMC Series: January 2019


Do video game interventions improve motor outcomes in children with developmental coordination disorder? • Human papilloma virus and breast cancer • BMC Materials open for submissions • First articles published in BMC Chemical Engineering and BMC Biomedical Engineering • Attitudes, beliefs and knowledge about medical cannabis among primary care providers • Deprescribing interventions impact on medication adherence

Biology Health Medicine

What is the most effective intervention for ensuring weight recording in pregnancy?

Feet on scale

Following weight gain guidelines has been shown to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for women and their babies, but adherence is low. A new paper in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth brings evidence of healthcare system-wide interventions that increased weight monitoring, and important step in helping women meet weight gain recommendations. In this blog post, the author discusses the context and evaluation of this intervention.

Health Medical Evidence