Heerman WJ, Samuels LR, Barr L, Burgess LE, Hartmann KE, Barkin SL. The Effect of a General Healthy Lifestyle Intervention Delivered Around Pregnancy on Gestational Weight Gain and Infant Growth. Maternal and child health journal. 2020 Aug 19. PMID: 32815077 [PubMed]
A life-course perspective emphasizes healthy behaviors before, during, and after pregnancy to support a multi-generational risk reduction in obesity for mothers and infants. Optimal timing, content, and dose of such interventions is not well defined.