Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance first identified in pregnancy that resolves postpartum (Basri et al, 2018). It has an increasing prevalence worldwide and is...
In the UK, 19% of women of childbearing age are reported to be obese (BMI >30kg/m2) and 26% are reported to be overweight (BMI >25kg/m2) (Health and Social Care Information Centre, 2016) Being obese...
Teenage pregnancy rates continue to decline in England, and are now at their lowest level since 1969 (Office for National Statistics, 2017) While this is heralded as a success, under-18 conception...
Many studies have confirmed the benefits of recreational exercise during pregnancy for both the mother and the fetus (Magro-Malosso 2017; Rogoziñska et al, 2017) Recreational exercise is defined by...
Lack of physical activity and sleep are two key risk factors for numerous physical and psychological health-related issues (Colten and Altevogt, 2006; Center for Disease Control (CDC), 2015) Lack of...
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