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Pedometer Use to Prevent Excessive Pregnancy Weight Gain in Overweight 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 currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


  • Other: Pedometer




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Age 18 years or older

   - Pregnant

   - Less than 16 weeks gestation

   - Body mass index 25 or greater at first prenatal visit

Exclusion Criteria:

   - History of spontaneous preterm delivery between 20-32 weeks gestation

   - Medical contraindication to exercise or walking during pregnancy

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Susan Crowe, MD
Not Recruiting