Managing Common Complaints and Exercising Safely During Pregnancy - CHES151

Managing Common Complaints and Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Katherine Marya Dodd, MS, RD, CSG, LD
CHES151
(4.5 / 52 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Summary:

Adverse effects caused by pregnancy include constipation, heartburn, leg cramps, and nausea and vomiting. These problems can vary among women and even from pregnancy to pregnancy for the same individual. These problems are severe and even life-threatening for some women, yet others barely notice them. It is important for registered dietitian nutritionists and other healthcare professionals on the treatment team to be aware of the adverse effects a woman may experience during pregnancy because they can interfere with the ability to achieve necessary nutrition and weight gain. The RDN’s specific recommendations for foods, supplements, and appropriate exercise can help alleviate adverse effects and sustain a healthy pregnancy. Exercise also helps prepare the mother’s body for labor and postpartum recovery.

Objectives:

The goal of this educational activity is to provide registered dietitian nutritionists, dietary managers, fitness professionals, health educators, and physical therapists with adequate information about the nutritional implications of common adverse effects experienced during pregnancy, as well as the role of exercise during pregnancy. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the adverse effects of pregnancy and how they might be alleviated
  • Explain the benefits of exercise during pregnancy
  • Describe the precautions a pregnant woman should take while exercising
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators,  and physical therapists.
 
Health Educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 10/12/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/20/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 3/20/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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SHEILA W - buford, GA  ·  Apr 11, 2019
I will be able to use this information when I teach a childbirth class
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Jacqueline H - Fredericksburg, VA  ·  Apr 09, 2019
It was very informative
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Aleah E - Anchorage, AK  ·  Mar 11, 2019
Unbiased and applicable
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Amy H - Brownsburg, IN  ·  Jan 04, 2019
Good basic information to help assist pregnant coaching clients.
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Monica P - ,  ·  Oct 18, 2018
This article was Very informative!and can be used in my daily practice in working with pregnant mothers!
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