pregnancy exercise

Overcoming the ‘yummy mummy’ pressure
Overcoming the ‘yummy mummy’ pressure (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Two James Cook University students want to understand how body image and personality can affect exercise during and after pregnancy. Regular exercise during pregnancy can achieve significant physical and mental health benefits for both mother and baby, but it’s currently ... Read More »

Healthy habits during pregnancy not enough
Healthy habits during pregnancy not enough (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Changing diet and lifestyle during pregnancy is too little and too late to reduce the risk of major complications, according to a University of Queensland researcher. UQ School of Public Health researcher Professor Gita Mishra has called for action at a national level ... Read More »

Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Shy Away From Exercise In Warm Weather
Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Shy Away From Exercise In Warm Weather (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from the University of Sydney suggests mums-to-be can safely exercise in warm weather, take spas and use saunas with minimal risk of heat stress to their unborn children. The research, published today in the British Journal of Sports ... Read More »

Moderate exercise and dieting reduces risk of caesarean section and diabetes in pregnancy
Moderate exercise and dieting reduces risk of caesarean section and diabetes in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who have a healthy diet and regular moderate exercise are less likely to have a caesarean section, gain excessive weight, or develop diabetes in pregnancy, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) using ... Read More »

Exercise and healthy diet interventions in pregnancy
Exercise and healthy diet interventions in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications including having a preterm birth, caesarean ... Read More »

Pilates in first pregnancy
Pilates in first pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study will investigate whether practising Pilates during pregnancy improves the health of expectant mothers. A group of first time mothers-to-be will take part in the research to determine whether undertaking Pilates affects their health and their birthing experiences. ... Read More »

The Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy
The Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who exercise during pregnancy are more likely to deliver vaginally than those who do not, and show no greater risk of preterm birth. Researchers collected and re-examined clinical trial data on exercise during pregnancy and whether it plays a ... Read More »

Free maternity swim program helps mums-to-be stay healthy
Free maternity swim program helps mums-to-be stay healthy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Staying healthy during pregnancy and building water confidence with newborns have become a whole lot easier with the launch of an aquatic initiative at The University of Queensland. The UQ Sport Aquatic Centre Bubble Club gives expectant mothers free pool ... Read More »

Diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women
Diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, finds a study led by King’s College London. The findings, published in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, suggest ... Read More »

Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits
Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of ... Read More »

 
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