Table 3

Antenatal and postnatal diet (desired outcome a) example of mapping determinant areas, change objectives, behaviour change objectives, and practical intervention applications
Determinant area Change objectives BCTs Practical application
Skills Develops ability to cook a meal from scratch - Increasing skills; Prompt self-monitoring - Cook a healthy meal and report outcomes
- Does target group know how to do x?
Motivation and goals Increases motivation to eat healthily - Provide information about consequences - Importance of eating well for the baby
How much does target group want to do x? - Prompt barrier identification - Address barriers to healthy eating and plan for ways to overcome them

Taylor et al.

Taylor et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:142   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-142

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