Archive for "early parenthood"

New thesis: Transitioning to parenthood: Factors influencing new parents’ healthy eating behaviours and strategies for change

Another PhD defence among the ESRs! Andreia F. Moura, ESR8, successfully defended the thesis: “Transitioning to parenthood: Factors influencing new parents’ healthy eating behaviours and strategies for change” on November 26. The defence took place in her home institution, Aarhus University – Denmark, and was celebrated with colleagues, supervisors (Jessica Aschemann-Witzel and Alice Grønhøj) and…


Sweets as comfort: facing the post-partum period

Several factors related to the period following childbirth (post-partum) may increase the consumption of sweets by new parents. This is what ESR8-Andreia, has found from in-depth interviews with Danish parents for her project: “Factors influencing new parent’s healthy eating behaviours”  Parents in Denmark have mentioned to eat more sweets during the post-partum mainly due to…