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Table 1 Content of individual counselling sessions

From: Design of the New Life(style) study: a randomised controlled trial to optimise maternal weight development during pregnancy. [ISRCTN85313483]

Elements C1 C2-4 C5*
Introduction/general X X X
weight gain during pregnancy X   
weight gain chart X X  
feedback on weight gain X X  
relation of weight & lifestyle X   
assessment of eating & PA X X** X
feedback on eating & PA X X** X
- review of – behavioral goals X X X
recent experiences (labour, breastfeeding)    X
brochure X   
  1. * C5 is executed by phone
  2. ** optional elements