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  • Eleanor Bull
  • Hope Clayton
  • Therese Hendry

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Bump Start: Developing and piloting a healthy living group intervention for obese pregnant women. / Bull, Eleanor; Clayton, Hope; Hendry, Therese.

In: British Journal of Midwifery, Vol. 25, No. 6, 01.06.2017, p. 1-10.

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Bull, E, Clayton, H & Hendry, T 2017, 'Bump Start: Developing and piloting a healthy living group intervention for obese pregnant women', British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2017.25.6.386

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Bull, Eleanor ; Clayton, Hope ; Hendry, Therese. / Bump Start: Developing and piloting a healthy living group intervention for obese pregnant women. In: British Journal of Midwifery. 2017 ; Vol. 25, No. 6. pp. 1-10.

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