Physical activity in pregnancy

Physical activity in pregnancyWhen pregnant, pregnant women tend to be reluctant to perform various activities. As a result of this reluctance to move any impact on the baby.

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Harokopio University found that pregnant women who smoke, rarely exercise and weight gain exceeded the normal weight pregnant women have a higher likelihood, their babies were obese by the age of eight years and over.

researchers Find this fact used data from 5,125 children in Greece. As a result, children who are obese appears to have mothers with smoking and less exercise after and before it was contained.

Therefore, pregnant women are encouraged to undergo light exercise during pregnancy to reduce the risk of children are overweight or obese.

This research is relatively new and can change the perception of many people, who think that pregnant women should not perform strenuous activity or exercise though.

Based on these findings, Labros Sidossis, professor of Internal Medicine and Surgery advise pregnant women to limit weight gain during pregnancy them in various ways, such as quitting smoking and alcohol and undergo a light exercise routine during pregnancy.