Pregnant women who exercise protect their offspring against long-term neurodegenerative diseases
- Healthy pregnancy podcasts from NIH. // Active Living: Newsletters;Nov2009, p25
The article offers updates on issues related to pregnancy in the U.S. Mount Sinai Hospital lead researcher Prakesh Shah and colleagues found that there is no advantage to pregnant women's multivitamins. American College of Sports Medicine lead scientist Cheryl Lovelady and colleagues reveal that...
- 4 pregnancy myths. // Shape;Nov2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p96
The article focuses on the medical misconceptions between exercise and pregnancy. According to Anita Cramp, author of a study on why biological mothers choose not to exercise, these women believe that beginning a new routine can be dangerous to the fetus, too much exertion will increase fatigue,...
- Children's Fitness Starts in the Womb. // Running & FitNews;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p2
The article focuses on health benefits of exercising by pregnant women to their babies. It says that fetal growth and development of exercised babies are said to be equal to or better than to the non-exercised babies. Moreover, there are evidence and consensus which show that exercise is helpful...
- Obstetrician Practice Patterns and Recommendations for Physical Activity During Pregnancy. Evenson, Kelly R.; Pompeii, Lisa A. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Sep2010, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p1733
Background and Methods: Many women do not attain minimum American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommendations for physical activity during pregnancy. This study assessed the self-reported practice patterns and recommendations of 384 obstetricians working in Texas through a...
- pregnant from head to toe. Hennen, Leah // Baby Talk;Sep2002, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p34
Presents information on the health of pregnant women. Skin problems; Impact of pregnancy hormones on oil production and follicle structure of hair; Effect of pregnancy on the immune system.
- New role for midwives promoting dental health. George, Ajesh; Johnson, Maree; Ellis, Sharon; Dahlen, Hannah; Blinkhorn, Anthony; Bhole, Sameer; Ajwani, Shilpi // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p37
The article discusses an oral health program being run by nurse midwives in New South Wales in an effort to promote maternal dental health.
- The big Slodown. ROAN, SHARI // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p26
The article informs that pregnant women need more energy as basal metabolism increases and so they should eat extra calories.
- STYLISH MAMA! // Shape;Mar2011, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p105
The article explains why pregnant women should exercise and presents a photograph of a model wearing clothes from apparel maker Reebok that, it is said, will help a pregnant woman get motivated to exercise.
- Editorial. Miller, Laura J.; Seeman, Mary V. // Current Women's Health Reviews;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various papers published within the issue including Sarah Romans' paper on sexuality in women with schizophrenia, Simone Vigod and Lori Ross' article on the epidemiology of psychotic symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum in women with schizophrenia, and Laura Miller's...