It is very important for the health of not only the mother, but the child as well, for the new mom to stay active. There are many safe activities that expecting mothers can do to keep in shape. If you are already exercising, you may be able to keep up with your routine and adapt it as you grow.
Low to moderate intensity aerobic workouts like walking, swimming or water jogging, and stationary cycling or elliptical are beneficial for heart health, stress relief and maintaining a healthy pregnancy weight.
Your body becomes flexible and malleable. Be careful when stretching. Do not overdo it. Your body becomes more flexible under the influence of the hormone relaxing, which weakens the bond. Do not stretch too long, and do not try to significantly improve its flexibility.
Pregnant women who perform Kegel exercises often find they have an easier birth. Strengthening these muscles during pregnancy can help you develop the ability to control your muscles during labor and delivery. Toning all of these muscles will also minimize two common problems during pregnancy: bladder leaks and hemorrhoids.
One of the best exercises because it gets your heart pumping without being too hard on your knees and ankles. The best thing about walking is that it can be done anywhere and all it requires is a good pair of supportive shoes. This is something that can be done all nine months of pregnancy. If you’ve been walking, keep it up.
Swimming in Pregnancy
Doctors and fitness trainers agree that swimming is the safest and most effective exercise for pregnant women. During swimming exercise muscles and limbs. It has good effects on the cardiovascular system and allows expectant mothers not to notice weight gain.