ENRICH Publications


  • Graham, J.E., Moore, J.L., Bell, R.C., & Miller, T. (2019). Digital marketing to promote healthy weight gain among pregnant women in Alberta: An implementation study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21 (2) doi: 10.2196/11534
  • Pereira, L.C.R., Purcell, S.A, Elliott, S.A., McCargar, L.J., Bell, R.C., Robson, P.J., Prado, C.M. (2019). The use of whole body calorimetry to compare measured versus predicted energy expenditure in postpartum women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 109, 554-565 doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy312
  • Jarman, M., Adam, L., Lawrence, W., Barker, M., Bell, R.C. (2019). Healthy conversation skills as an intervention to support healthy gestational weight gain: Experience and perceptions from intervention deliverers and participants. Elsevier: Patient Education and Counselling, 102, 924-931 doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.12.024


  • Oster, R. T., Bruno, G., Mayan, M. J., Toth, E. L., & Bell, R. C. (2018). Peyakohewamak—Needs of involved nehiyaw (cree) fathers supporting their partners during pregnancy: Findings from the ENRICH study. Qual Health Res, , 1049732318794205. doi:10.1177/1049732318794205
  • Elliott, S., Pereira, L., McCargar, L., Prado, C., & Bell, R. (n.d.). Trajectory and determinants of change in lean soft tissue over the postpartum period. British Journal of Nutrition, 1-9. doi:10.1017/S0007114518002015
  • Quintanilha, M., Mayan, M. J., Raine, K. D., & Bell, R. C. (2018). Nurturing maternal health in the midst of difficult life circumstances: a qualitative study of women and providers connected to a community-based perinatal program.BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 18, 314. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-1951-6
  • Pereira, L. C. R., Elliott, S. A., McCargar, L. J., Bell, R. C., & Prado, C. M. (2018). Changes in energy metabolism from prepregnancy to postpartum: A case report. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, , 1-5. doi:10.3148/cjdpr-2018-016
  • Jarman, M., Mathe, N., Ramazani, F., Pakseresht, M., Robson, P. J., Johnson, S. T., & Bell, R. C. (2018). Dietary patterns prior to pregnancy and associations with pregnancy complications.Nutrients, 10(7) doi:10.3390/nu10070914


  • Morris J, Nikolopoulos H, Berry T, Jain V, Vallis M, Piccinini-Vallis H, Bell R, (2017). Healthcare providers' gestational weight gain counselling practises and the influence of knowledge and attitudes: a cross-sectional mixed methods study.. BMJ open, 7 (11), pp. e018527
  • Jarman MJ, Bell RCB, Nerengberg KN, Robson PR. (2017). Adherence to Canada's Food Guide recommendations during pregnancy. Current Developments in Nutrition, 1 (6),
  • Nikolopoulos H, Mayan M, MacIsaac J, Miller T, Bell RC, (2017). Women's perceptions of discussions about gestational weight gain with health care providers during pregnancy and postpartum: a qualitative study.. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 17 (1), pp. 97
  • Bell R, Robson P, (2016). Lack of a significant relationship between energy intake in pregnancy and gestational weight gain underlines the need for further evaluations of energy metabolism during this time. Evidence-based medicine, 21 (5), pp. 192


  • Quintanilha M, Mayan MJ, Thompson J, Bell RC. (2016). Contrasting "back home" and "here": how Northeast African migrant women perceive and experience health during pregnancy and postpartum in Canada.. International journal for equity in health, pp. 80
  • Oster RT, Bruno G, Montour M, Roasting M, Lightning R, Rain P, Graham B... Bell RC. (2016). Kikiskawâwasow - prenatal healthcare provider perceptions of effective care for First Nations women: an ethnographic community-based participatory research study.. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 16 (1), pp. 216
  • Jarman M, Yuan Y, Pakseresht M, Shi Q, Robson PJ, Bell RC, Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition study team ... ENRICH team . (2016). Patterns and trajectories of gestational weight gain: a prospective cohort study.. CMAJ open, 4 (2), pp. E338-45
  • Adam LM, Manca DP, Bell RC. (2016). Can Facebook Be Used for Research? Experiences Using Facebook to Recruit Pregnant Women for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of medical Internet research, 18 (9), pp. e250


  • Quintanilha M, Mayan M, Thompson J, Bell R. (2015). Different Approaches to Cross-Lingual Focus Groups. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 14 (5), pp. 160940691562141