Skip to content


You're viewing the new version of our site. Please leave us feedback.

Learn more

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Open Access
Open Peer Review

This article has Open Peer Review reports available.

How does Open Peer Review work?

The IDEAL study: investigation of dietary advice and lifestyle for women with borderline gestational diabetes: a randomised controlled trial - study protocol

  • Caroline A Crowther1, 4Email author,
  • William M Hague1,
  • Philippa F Middleton1,
  • Peter A Baghurst2,
  • Andrew J McPhee3,
  • Thach S Tran1,
  • Lisa N Yelland1,
  • Pat Ashwood1,
  • Shan Han1,
  • Jodie M Dodd1,
  • Jeffrey S Robinson1 and
  • for the IDEAL Study Group
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201212:106

Received: 24 July 2012

Accepted: 1 October 2012

Published: 9 October 2012

Back to article

Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting

Original Submission
24 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Caroline Crowther
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-12-106

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

You can find further information about the peer review system here.

Authors’ Affiliations

Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies (ARCH), The Robinson Institute, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide
Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide
Department of Neonatology, The Women’s and Children’s Hospital
The University of Adelaide, Women’s & Children’s Hospital