New program helps to optimise weight gain in pregnancy

A new lifestyle intervention program for pregnant women at high risk of developing gestational diabetes helps with adherence to recommended weight gain. The study of 220 women was run by Monash University showed that a low-intensity behavioural lifestyle program was able to significantly reduce the number of women who exceeded recommended weight gain targets in pregnancy. It is hoped that the program will become more widely available in the future. Read more about the study here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>