Australian Guidelines for Physical Activity in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Brown WJ, Hayman M, Haakstad LAH, Lamerton T, Mena GP, Green A, Keating SE, Gomes GAO, Coombes JS, Mielke GI. J Sci Med Sport. 2022 Mar 16:S1440-2440(22)00068-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2022.03.008. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35418334.

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“The aim of this paper is to describe the recently released Australian [Government Department of Health] guidelines on physical activity during pregnancy and the processes and rationale used in their development. Full details are available in the government report on the Department of Health website.” The tables offer a summary of the narrative review findings, the four guidelines, information on risks and contraindications, and a summary of recommendations in seven national or international guidelines.

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