Effective Pedometer Use to Prevent Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in Overweight/Obese Women

The purpose of this study is to evaluate pedometer use by overweight women during pregnancy. The study will show if a pedometer will help women to limit weight gain during pregnancy. It will also show if it there are other benefits such as decreased diabetes, decreased high blood pressure, decreased rates of cesarean section, and decreased complications for the baby.

Stanford is not currently accepting new patients for this trial. You may want to check clinicaltrials.gov to see if other locations are recruiting.



  • other : Pedometer

Phase: N/A


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Age 18 years or older - Pregnant - Less than 16 weeks gestation - Body mass index 25 or greater at first prenatal visit

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Primary Contact:

Susan Crowe, MD 6504984069

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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