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Physical exercise during pregnancy and its influence in the type of birth

Lílian Cristina da Silveira, Conceição Aparecida de Mattos Segre

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400003

Objective:To verify if medium intensity exercise performed during pregnancy can influence in the type of delivery, and to observe compliance to an exercise program among primiparous women with different levels of schooling.METHODS:A study carried out at the Centro de Incentivo ao Aleitamento Materno, in São Sebastiao (SP), between April 7, 2008, and April 14, 2009. A prospective study involving 66 primiparous women who were divided into two groups: an Exercise Group, engaged in regular physical activity during pregnancy, and the […]