Diet and lifestyle interventions in pregnancy improve outcomes for mother and baby

Dietary and lifestyle interventions in pregnancy can reduce pregnancy weight gain and improve outcomes for both mother and baby according to a recent review of 44 studies. Dietary interventions resulted in the largest reductions in weight gain and better outcomes compared to other interventions, including exercise.  Lifestyle interventions also reduced the risk of pre-eclampsia and shoulder dystocia. Read more about the study here.

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