Remaining physically active during pregnancy is very important! There are significant benefits for both mom and baby. Here are a few answers to some important questions by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy?
If you are healthy and your pregnancy is normal, it is safe to continue or start regular physical activity. Physical activity does not increase your risk of miscarriage, low birth weight, or early delivery.
What are the benefits of exercise during pregnancy?
- Regular exercise during pregnancy benefits you and your fetus in these key ways:
- Reduces back pain
- Eases constipation
- May decrease your risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and cesarean delivery
- Promotes healthy weight gain during pregnancy
- Improves your overall general fitness and strengthens your heart and blood vessels
- Helps you to lose the baby weight after your baby is born
How much should I exercise during pregnancy?
Ideally, pregnant women should get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week.
What are some safe exercises I can do during pregnancy?
💕Swimming and water workouts
💕Modified yoga and modified Pilates
For additional information, contact your physician and visit the link listed below.