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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
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Exercise during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of preterm delivery.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Exercise during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of preterm delivery” is true or false.

Introduction: The overall health of a pregnant woman is very much dependent on the lifestyle adopted during pregnancy. A sedentary lifestyle is associated with a number of complications during and after pregnancy. A moderate level of exercise during pregnancy is not only beneficial but also enhances the overall well-being of the individual.

Explanation

A number of studies point to the benefits of moderate exercise during pregnancy. It is known to increase the dilation of blood vessels with an increase in blood flow, improved nutrient upta...

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