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Table 2 Semi-structured interview questions mapped to the 14 domains of the Theoretical Domains Framework

From: ‘Weighty issues’ in GP-led antenatal care: a qualitative study

Domain Question
1. Knowledge Can you tell me what is meant by the term excessive maternal GWG?
Can you describe the guidelines regarding maternal GWG used at your practice?
2. Skills What training have you completed in order to provide women with advice regarding weight management for pregnancy?
How do you address the topic of weight management with women during pregnancy?
3. Social/professional role and identity According to your guidelines regarding maternal GWG, what is your role in assisting women to manage their weight during pregnancy?
What is your personal belief regarding your role in assisting women to manage their weight during pregnancy?
4. Beliefs about capabilities Do you feel confident to discuss weight management issues with women during pregnancy?
What particular abilities do you think health professionals need in order to provide weight management advice during pregnancy?
5. Optimism When you provide advice about weight management during pregnancy, how do you expect women to respond?
Do you believe that women will apply the advice that you give them about weight management during pregnancy?
What do women require in order to increase their compliance to your advice?
6. Beliefs about consequences What are the risks associated with excessive maternal GWG for women and/or infants?
7. Reinforcement What are the incentives to take time in a consultation to offer women weight management advice during pregnancy?
8. Intentions Do you intend to continue/make weight management advice a key aspect of your time with women in the future? Why/why not?
9. Goals What do you consider to be the long-term benefits (for women and/or children) if you provide weight management advice during pregnancy?
10. Memory, attention and decision processes Under what circumstances would you offer advice regarding weight management during pregnancy?
11. Environmental context and resources What aspects of your work environment support you to offer weight management advice for women during pregnancy?
What aspects of your work environment make it challenging for you to offer weight management advice for women during pregnancy?
How likely are you to refer women to other health professionals as part of the care they receive?
What resources do you require in order to assist women with weight management during pregnancy?
12. Social influences Do you believe that weight management during pregnancy is important to women?
13. Emotion To what extent do you think your emotions affect your capacity to offer advice regarding weight management for pregnancy?
14. Behavioural regulation What procedures to you believe need to be in place in order to deliver consistent and patient-centred advice to women regarding weight management during pregnancy?
  1. GWG Gestational weight gain