Marie C. Conway
University College Dublin
Sleep in non-human animalsVitamin D and neurologyFood groupObstetricsDemographyRandomized controlled trialPsychological interventionBreastfeedingMean arterial pressurePregnancyGestational diabetesBody mass indexIntervention (counseling)Lactation consultantPopulationMid upper arm circumferenceChildhood OverweightDietary adviceEating behaviourNegatively associatedPostpartum periodBirth cohortSleep durationIntervention groupLow calorieCaloriePhysiologyGestationObesityFamily medicineCalciumDiabetes mellitusMedicineCohort
Publications 4
#1Anna Delahunt (UCD: University College Dublin)
#2Marie C. Conway (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 1
Last. Fionnuala M. McAuliffe (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 58
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Inadequate sleep and poor eating behaviours are associated with higher risk of childhood overweight and obesity. Less is known about the influence sleep has on eating behaviours and consequently body composition. Furthermore, whether associations differ in boys and girls has not been investigated extensively. We investigate associations between sleep, eating behaviours and body composition in cross-sectional analysis of 5-year-old children. Weight, height, BMI, mid upper arm circumference (MUAC)...
#2Rachel K Crowley (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 17
Last. Fionnuala M. McAuliffe (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 58
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Abstract null null Objectives null Clinical studies have reported an inverse relationship between calcium and vitamin D intake and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). The aim of this study was to investigate if there was an association between calcium/vitamin D intake, and vitamin D (25OHD) status, and maternal blood pressure (BP), during pregnancy and at 5-year follow-up. null null null Study Design null This was an observational study of 415 women who participated in the ROLO (Randomise...
#1Sharleen O'Reilly (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 18
#2Eileen C O'Brien (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 10
Last. Marie C. Conway (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Introduction Breastfeeding is associated with improved maternal and child outcomes. Women with a higher body mass index (BMI), who comprise about 50% of the population, are at increased risk of poorer breastfeeding practices and are a population who would benefit from breastfeeding. Methods This protocol is for a multi-centre, randomised controlled trial of perinatal breastfeeding support among primiparous women with a BMI >25 kg/m2, using a previously-tested, multi-component interventi...
#1Marie C. Conway (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 1
#2Shona Cawley (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 1
Last. Fionnuala M. McAuliffe (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 58
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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Women with gestational diabetes (GDM) are advised to adapt a low glycaemic index (GI) diet, which may impact consumption of low-calorie sweeteners (LCS). LCS are increasingly popular as they add sweetness without contributing calories. This study aims to investigate the reported intakes of LCS-containing foods in women during pregnancy. SUBJECTS/METHODS Pregnant women recruited for the ROLO study were included in this analysis (n = 571). Women were randomised to receive eit...
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