Promoting healthy lifestyles before, throughout and beyond pregnancy through high quality research

The health and behaviour of women during pregnancy can have implications on their pregnancy experience, short and long term health as well as their child’s health. Health behaviours such as physical activity, diet, smoking, alcohol consumption and adherence to medication are modifiable and can greatly influence health and wellbeing outcomes for mother and baby.

This website represents an area of work being developed at University of Stirling which aims to develop, test and implement research into the optimal ways to help women engage in healthy behaviours during their pregnancy and beyond.


The Active Pregnancy Profile Trial

A randomised controlled trial involving 109 pregnant women in Northern Ireland with the aim of reducing the decline in physical activity throughout pregnancy.

Coming soon

We will update this space soon.

Coming soon

We will update this space soon.


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excellent piece of research! please contribute if you can :) https://t.co/LQoimCknRW
12:41 PM Feb 19th
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2:07 PM Jan 24th
Learning from women with a higher BMI who have successfully breastfed. Fantastic programme of research and question… https://t.co/dinGbheqlF
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