New program aids healthy weight gain during pregnancy

A new lifestyle program has been created for women at high risk of developing gestational diabetes.

Researchers at Monash University found a low-intensity, behavioural lifestyle intervention program during pregnancy was effective in optimising healthy gestational weight gain, improving physical activity in early pregnancy and in reducing post-delivery weight retention.

It is hoped the low cost and accessible program will be made available to women more broadly in the future.

Read more at Monash University