hrp0086p1-p455 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2016

Seven-year Follow-up of Mothers from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Exercise in Pregnancy and their Offspring

Chiavaroli Valentina , Hopkins Sarah , Derraik Jose , Seneviratne Sumudu , Biggs Janene , Rodrigues Raquel , Cutfield Wayne , Hofman Paul

Background: We have previously shown in a randomised controlled trial that moderate-intensity exercise over the last 20 weeks of gestation in healthy nulliparous women led to a birth weight reduction of approximately 250 g.Objective and hypotheses: We aimed to assess the long-term effects of exercise in pregnancy on anthropometry and body composition in mothers and offspring 7 years after the intervention. We hypothesized that women who exercised in preg...

hrp0089p1-p115 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2018

Greater Maternal BMI Early in Pregnancy and Excessive Gestational Weight Gain are Independently Associated with Adverse Health Outcomes in the Offspring at Age 7 Years

Derraik Jose G B , Chiavaroli Valentina , A Hopkins Sarah , Biggs Janene B , Rodrigues Raquel O , Seneviratne Sumudu N , McCowan Lesley M E , Cutfield Wayne S , Hofman Paul L

Background: Maternal overweight/obesity during pregnancy and excessive gestational weight gain (GWtG) have been recognized as important early-life risk factors for childhood obesity. We aimed to examine whether maternal BMI at 20 weeks of gestation and excessive GWtG were associated with alterations in body composition and metabolism in childhood in the offspring of primiparous mothers who participated in a randomised controlled trial of exercise regimen during pregnancy.<...