Women with excessive weight gain during pregnancy are at risk for developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease and sustaining obesity after pregnancy. This puts their babies at risk of being born too large or developing other health problems. The NELIP intervention aims to help women gain an appropriate amount of weight to prevent chronic health problems from developing. LEARN MORE.
Research conducted in the R. Samuel McLaughlin Foundation Exercise and Pregnancy Lab would not be possible without the assistance of members of the community who serve as research subjects. We are always looking for expectant mothers to participate in our research studies as we strive to create new knowledge that makes for healthier mothers and babies. LEARN MORE.