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Table 1 Medical conditions for exclusion from the study or requiring clearance from a medical practitioner

From: Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of a free telephone-based health coaching program to support women in managing weight gain during pregnancy: the Get Healthy in Pregnancy Trial

  Pre-existing conditions (at screening) Conditions developed during the study period
Excluded from the study Cardiovascular disease:
• Arrhythmia/palpitations; murmurs: recurrent, persistent or associated with other symptoms
• Cardiac valve disease
• Cardiac valve replacement
• Cardiomyopathy
• Congenital cardiac disease
• Ischaemic heart disease
• Pulmonary hypertension
• Pre-existing Type 1 diabetes
• Cystic fibrosis
• Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Respiratory Disease
• Sarcoidosis
Severe lung disorder
• Fetal death in utero
• Small for dates (<10th centile)
• Multiple pregnancy
• Preterm birth (<36 weeks)
• Rupture of membranes (<36 weeks)
Placental indications:
• Placental abruption
• Placenta accrete
• Placenta preavia
• Vasa Praevia
Medical clearance required to participate Cardiovascular disease
• Hypertension
• Epilepsy
Respiratory disease
• Asthma Moderate (women requiring daily bronchodilators and steroid inhalers)
• Type 2 diabetes (diet/medication controlled)
Skeletal problems
• Musculo-skeletal problems
Previous obstetric history
• Previous pre-term birth
• Recurrent miscarriage
History of mental health
• History of mental health conditions (e.g. eating disorders)
• Type 2 diabetes (diet/medication controlled)
Coeliac Disease
• Pre-existing Type 2 diabetes now requiring medication
Skeletal problems
• Herniated vertebral disc
• Symphysis pubis dysfunction
Cardiovascular disease
Chronic hypertension
Obstetric related
• Anaemia (Hb <90)
• Fetal size small for dates
• Vaginal blood loss
• Pre-eclampsia
• Gestational diabetes – diet/medication controlled
Gestational hypertension