This RCM Better Births webinar discusses the scale, costs and risks of maternal obesity and describes opportunities for midwives to support women to manage their weight without harming their relationship.

The session is presented by Jennifer Percival, Nurse, Midwife, Health Visitor, counsellor and author who works as a national behaviour change trainer and hosted by Rupa Chilvers, RCM Better Births Advisor. It provides information about how to assess women’s readiness to change, help women to take realistic first steps and how to increase their confidence in maintaining changes long-term.

Join in with future Better Births webinars. It’s free, you need to register and you only need a computer, tablet, or smart phone to watch and hear the presentation. You also get a chance to ask questions through a chat system.If you cannot make it, you can also watch the latest video within 2 weeks of the live webinar session



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