• Feasibility of a controlled trial aiming to prevent excessive pregnancy-related weight gain in primary health care 

      Kinnunen, Tarja I; Aittasalo, Minna; Koponen, Päivikki; Ojala, Katriina; Mansikkamäki, Kirsi; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Fogelholm, Mikael; Luoto, Riitta (2008)
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      Background Excessive gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention may predispose women to long-term overweight and other health problems. Intervention studies aiming at preventing excessive pregnancy-related ...
    • Physical activity counseling in maternity and child health care a controlled trial 

      Aittasalo, Minna; Pasanen, Matti; Fogelholm, Mikael; Kinnunen, Tarja I; Ojala, Katriina; Luoto, Riitta (2008)
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      Background The purpose of the study is to examine the effects and feasibility of individual physical activity (PA) counseling in maternity and child health clinics in Finland. Methods Three clinics including both maternity ...
    • Reducing postpartum weight retention a pilot trial in primary health care 

      Kinnunen, Tarja I; Pasanen, Matti; Aittasalo, Minna; Fogelholm, Mikael; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Luoto, Riitta (2007)
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      Background Postpartum weight retention may contribute to the development of obesity. We studied whether individual counselling on diet and physical activity from 2 to 10 months postpartum has positive effects on diet and ...