Healthy weight in young perinatal women

Exploring beliefs

Jennifer Huberty, Jessica Meendering, Mary Balluff, Sarah Schram, Sara Roberts, Michelle Mason

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Abstract

The purpose of this brief is to explore beliefs about health and body weight in young perinatal women. Thirty-two women were interviewed. Findings point to the importance of young women receiving education related to physical activity, nutrition, and the link between these components and a healthy weight during reproductive years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)918-921
Number of pages4
JournalMaternal and Child Health Journal
Volume14
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Perceptions
  • Physical activity
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal
  • Qualitative

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Huberty, J., Meendering, J., Balluff, M., Schram, S., Roberts, S., & Mason, M. (2010). Healthy weight in young perinatal women: Exploring beliefs. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 14(6), 918-921. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-009-0537-3

Healthy weight in young perinatal women : Exploring beliefs. / Huberty, Jennifer; Meendering, Jessica; Balluff, Mary; Schram, Sarah; Roberts, Sara; Mason, Michelle.

In: Maternal and Child Health Journal, Vol. 14, No. 6, 11.2010, p. 918-921.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Huberty, J, Meendering, J, Balluff, M, Schram, S, Roberts, S & Mason, M 2010, 'Healthy weight in young perinatal women: Exploring beliefs', Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 918-921. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-009-0537-3
Huberty, Jennifer ; Meendering, Jessica ; Balluff, Mary ; Schram, Sarah ; Roberts, Sara ; Mason, Michelle. / Healthy weight in young perinatal women : Exploring beliefs. In: Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2010 ; Vol. 14, No. 6. pp. 918-921.
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