D. Williams
McMaster University
Psychological resilienceHealth equityKnowledge translationMedicineSocial determinants of health
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#1Luseadra McKerracher (McMaster University)H-Index: 5
#2S Oresnik (McMaster University)
Last. M E Barker (Medical Research Council)
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OBJECTIVE To disrupt cycles of health inequity, traceable to dietary inequities in the earliest stages of life, public health interventions should target improving nutritional wellbeing in preconception/pregnancy environments. This requires a deep engagement with pregnant/postpartum people (PPP) and their communities (including their health and social care providers, HSCP). We sought to understand the factors that influence diet during pregnancy from the perspectives of PPP and HSCP, and to outl...
#1Luseadra McKerracher (McMaster University)H-Index: 5
#1L. McKerracher (McMaster University)
Last. Deborah M. Sloboda (McMaster University)H-Index: 36
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Evidence supporting the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) hypothesis indicates that improving early life environments can reduce non-communicable disease risks and improve health over the lifecourse. A widespread understanding of this evidence may help to reshape structures, guidelines and individual behaviors to better the developmental conditions for the next generations. Yet, few efforts have yet been made to translate the DOHaD concept beyond the research community. To unde...
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