, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 918-921
Date: 04 Nov 2009

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.