The Association Between Physical Activity and Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes: A Prospective Cohort

@article{Currie2013TheAB,
  title={The Association Between Physical Activity and Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes: A Prospective Cohort},
  author={Lisa M. Currie and Christy G Woolcott and Deshayne B. Fell and B. Anthony Armson and Linda Dodds},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={1823-1830}
}
Some evidence, but not enough to be conclusive, suggests that physical activity in pregnancy reduces the risk of perinatal complications. Our objective was to examine if physical activity in the year before pregnancy and in the first half of pregnancy is associated with maternal and neonatal outcomes. Associations between physical activity and maternal and neonatal outcomes were examined in a prospective cohort (n = 1,749) in Halifax, Canada. The Kaiser Physical Activity Survey, completed at… CONTINUE READING
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