Association of lifestyle factors with physical activity levels in pregnancy

A study was carried out in Cork to investigate the link between age, diet, lifestyle factors and physical activity level in early pregnancy.

27/06/2019   by Niall Grieve  

A portion size tool has the potential to increase portion size awareness in pregnant women

Research suggests that a portion size tool has the potential to increase portion size awareness in pregnant women

14/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Genes hold the key to birthweight

Recently published research has shown the maternal and foetal genetic effects on birth weight and their relevance to cardio-metabolic risk factors.

10/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Review of the Perinatal Mortality in Ireland Annual Report

The National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC) recently released the Perinatal Mortality in Ireland Annual Report 2016.

09/08/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Weight gain during pregnancy and childhood obesity

Researchers in Greece have investigated the association between gestational weight gain and body mass index (BMI) of children.

26/01/2017   by Anne Parle  

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