Managing Common Complaints and Exercising Safely During Pregnancy - FIT151

Managing Common Complaints and Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Katherine Marya Dodd, MS, RD, CSG, LD
FIT151
(4.3 / 31 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Fitness (0.10 CEU)

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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.
 
Fitness Professionals: 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.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the American Council on Exercise as a Continuing Education Specialist (provider #250164). This course is approved for 0.1 ACE CEC.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certification Committee as an approved provider of continuing education (provider #A1074). This course is approved for 0.2 CEU of continuing education for the CSCS & NSCA-CPT.
 
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that OnCourse Learning meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2013 to December 2019 (provider #730441). This course is approved for 1.0 ACSM CEC. ACSM approved providership of these programs does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.

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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Lily L - Williston, ND  ·  Oct 31, 2018
This was great! Loved the content and information. I work at WIC as a RD and am also a ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist. A great combination of nutrition and exercise information.
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Nancy A - Universal City, TX  ·  Jun 18, 2018
It was informative and easy to read.
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Matthew S - Annapolis, MD  ·  Dec 27, 2017
Great course. Learned a lot of information and hope to apply it to pregnant clients.
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jenna m - hoffman estates, IL  ·  Dec 09, 2017
good information, brief but informative
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Julie H - Ellettsville , IN  ·  Nov 14, 2017
Too basic. Would like more detailed help with learning about pregnancy. Maybe some case study
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