Knowledge Synthesis Hub

Welcome to the CRE HiPP Knowledge Synthesis Hub


CRE HiPP will generate vast new knowledge and consolidate existing knowledge via quantitative and qualitative methodologies, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and audits of current guidelines and best practice across each of the Research Streams and the Research Theme.

This knowledge will be presented as evidence summaries, lay fact sheets of our guidelines and published peer reviewed papers, and will be centralised here in the Knowledge Synthesis Hub.

Brokering Innovation Through Evidence (BITE) - A bite-sized summary of research supported by CRE HIPP

Can a computer-generated health professional provide women with preconception health advice?

A computer generated health professional or ‘virtual patient advocate’ called ‘Gabby’ improved the preconception lifestyle behaviours of African American women. This study assessed potential of the Gabby system in preconception women living in Australia.

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Creating a National Picture of Preconception Health

The health, behaviours and circumstances people live in before becoming pregnant (preconception health) impact the lifelong health of women and men and that of any children they may have. To improve people’s preconception health and reduce inequalities, we need to plan and advocate for programmes and services that meet people’s needs.

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Weight Management Across Preconception, Pregnancy & Postpartum - how informative are clinical practice guidelines?

Women are a vulnerable population for weight gain, with increased barriers to healthy lifestyle behaviours during preconception, pregnancy and postpartum and require specific, high-quality healthcare support for weight management.

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