Table 1

Timing of the intensified counseling in maternity and child health care clinics
Intervention during pregnancy
Gestational weeks 10-17 Gestational weeks 18-28 Gestational weeks 20-32 Gestational weeks 28-40
Counseling session given by a trained physiotherapist and dietician 1,5 hours and 2 routine visits to PHN with intensified counseling concerning diet and physical activity 3 routine visits to PHN with intensified counseling concerning diet and physical activity Counseling session given by a trained physiotherapist and dietician 1,5 hours 8 routine visits to PHN with intensified counseling concerning diet and physical activity
Intervention in child health clinics
0-6 months 1 year 1-2 years 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years
Information leaflet on breastfeeding Intensified counseling by PHN at child health care centre with “The Smart Family-exercise and nutrition guidance method” Intensified counseling by PHN at child health care centre with “The Smart Family-exercise and nutrition guidance method” Intensified counseling by PHN at child health care centre with “The Smart Family-exercise and nutrition guidance method” Intensified counseling by PHN at child health care centre with “The Smart Family-exercise and nutrition guidance method” Intensified counseling by PHN at child health care centre with “The Smart Family-exercise and nutrition guidance method” Intensified counseling by PHN at child health care centre with “The Smart Family-exercise and nutrition guidance method”

Mustila et al.

Mustila et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:93   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-93

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