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Obesity in pregnancy is related to higher maternal morbidity and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Observational studies indicate that the rate of pregnancy complications among obese pregnant women can be limited if weight gain during pregnancy is restricted.
Aims of the trial is to study the effects of diet and physical training during pregnancy among Danish obese women. Also to describe the metabolic effects of lifestyle intervention during pregnancy.
360 obese pregnant women with BMI> 30 are randomised to lifestyle intervention group or control group. The intervention is composed of individual dietician counselling and physical training. The physical training includes weekly aerobic exercises in a fitness center and lifestyle coaching in small groups.
Both groups will be examined during pregnancy with extra ultrasound scanning of the fetus, blood pressure, and metabolic markers. All women receive vitamin supplementation to assure sufficient intake.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Lifestyle intervention, Control
Odense University Hospital
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Odense University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:36:09-0400
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