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Background:
Weight gain during the childbearing years and failure to lose pregnancy weight after birth contribute to the development of obesity in postpartum Latinas.

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Madres para la Salud [Mothers for

Background:
Weight gain during the childbearing years and failure to lose pregnancy weight after birth contribute to the development of obesity in postpartum Latinas.

Methods:
Madres para la Salud [Mothers for Health] was a 12-month, randomized controlled trial exploring a social support intervention with moderate-intensity physical activity (PA) seeking to effect changes in body fat, fat tissue inflammation, and depression symptoms in sedentary postpartum Latinas. This report describes the efficacy of the Madres intervention.

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    • 2014-09-19
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-971
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    Keller, C., Ainsworth, B., Records, K., Todd, M., Belyea, M., Vega-López, S., . . . Nagle-Williams, A. (2014). A comparison of a social support physical activity intervention in weight management among post-partum Latinas. BMC Public Health, 14(1). doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-971

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