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Table 3 Participants’ suggestions for the content of an intervention to promote lifestyle changes

From: Preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and later risk of cardiovascular disease: Women’s experiences and motivation for lifestyle changes explored in focus group interviews

Group implementation
 Support groups: Opportunity to meet with women in the same situation.
 Classes in lifestyle change. Dissemination of knowledge. Tips for implementation.
 Stress management classes. Yoga classes.
 Theme of the day/week, e.g. the health promotion effect by drinking water instead of soda.
Individual implementation
 Kick-off meeting, follow-up meeting, Possibility to chat with a professional, ask questions and get answers.
 Take pictures of meals for quality control. Tips about what to change.
 Suggestions for walking nearby, longer walks at weekends. Exercise with children. Ideas for exercising and increasing everyday activity.