Healthy Weight in Young Perinatal Women: Exploring Beliefs
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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.
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Maternal and Child Health Journal
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- 1. Physical Activity in Health Promotion, University of Nebraska Omaha, 6,001 Dodge St. HPER 207U, Omaha, NE, 68182, USA
- 2. Health Promotion and Sport Science, South Dakota State University, SPE 119, BOX 2820, Brookings, SD, 57007, USA
- 3. Community Health and Nutrition Services, Douglas County Health Department, 1,819 Farnam, Omaha, NE, 68183, USA
- 4. Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984350 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 68198-4350, USA