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Table 3 Maternal postpartum physical activity patterns and sedentary behaviours

From: Maternal dietary intake and physical activity habits during the postpartum period: associations with clinician advice in a sample of Australian first time mothers

  n Mean ± SD
Postpartum physical activity (min/week)   
 Total 445 350.94±281.10
 Walking 447 251.97±196.78
 Moderate 446 36.68±88.58
 Vigorous 448 61.74±109.96
Meeting weekly PA recommendationsa (n=446) n (%)
 Yes 282 63.2
 No 155 34.8
Women classified as sedentary 9 2.0
  1. a Recommendations based on ≥150 minutes per week plus ≥ 5 sessions per week