Chief Investigator:

Prof Richard Riley

Principal Investigator:

Prof Shakila Thangaratinam (BARTS) Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) 

Funder name / reference number: National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme [waiting for publication with HTA] Ref 12/01/50
Year Feb 2013- Aug 2016, (24 months) 

Study design

Individual Participant Data (IPD) meta-analysis of randomised trials. IPD meta-analytical approach will follow existing guidelines.

Primary objective

To assess the overall effects of lifestyle interventions on gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcomes, and the effects according to women’s age, parity, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and pre-existing medical condition.


Lifestyle interventions