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Opportunity details

We would like to talk to first time mothers about their weight management experience

What is the role of social support on postnatal lifestyle and weight management ?

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Full description:

We would like to talk to first-time mothers about their experiences of eating healthily and doing physical activity. We are also interested in how the people around you support or do not support you with making changes to your lifestyle. We would like to invite you to help with this study by taking part in an interview that will help inform the development of an intervention.
– 1 hour interview
– Face to face at your home or our offices or on the phone

Date from

24th November 2018

Date to

30th April 2019


MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit

We conduct high quality research that has a real impact on health and wellbeing, and on reducing health inequalities.
We have a particular focus on developing and using cutting-edge methods to understand how social, behavioural, economic, political and environmental factors influence health. We work with decision makers, practitioners and the public to identify interventions and policies that can have an effective and sustained impact on health and wellbeing.


SNIP Participant Information Sheet_Postpartum v3.0_22.08.18.pdf



Public health
Reproductive health and pregnancy



Involvement type:

Identifying and prioritising
Designing and managing

What support is offered?

Support offered by lead researcher


£15 Love2shop voucher


A voucher will be given as a thank you for your time and any travel expenses

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?