Association between physical activity in obese pregnant women and pregnancy outcomes: the UPBEAT pilot study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Obesity in pregnancy is associated with fetal macrosomia, a raised neonatal fat mass and an increased risk of obesity and poor metabolic health in childhood which persists into adulthood. The offspring of obese women are more likely to be obese than the offspring of lean women when they become pregnant themselves, perpetuating a cycle of obesity… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000365027

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