Compliance with national recommendations for exercise during early pregnancy in a Danish cohort.

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Abstract

Exercise during pregnancy is associated with health benefits for both the mother and the fetus, and is therefore recommended in several national guidelines. Only few studies investigate whether these guideline recommendations are met. The aims of this study were 1. To assess the prevalence of pregnant women meeting the Danish recommendations for exercise during early pregnancy, 2. To identify pre-pregnancy factors associated with a lower probability for meeting the recommendations, and 3. To describe which types of exercise pregnant women prefer before and during pregnancy.

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Authors
  • Lotte Broberg
  • Anne S Ersbøll
  • Mette G Backhausen
  • Peter Damm
  • Ann Tabor
  • Hanne Kristine Hegaard
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  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine
Original languageEnglish
Article number317
JournalBMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Volume15
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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