THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE IN PREGNANCY

Some of the benefits of exercise during pregnancy include:

  • Help maintain fitness
  • Easier to return to pre-pregnancy body post birth
  • Easier, shorter labours
  • Reduction in labour pain
  • Reduced maternal weight gain
  • Stress relief
  • Reduced muscular discomfort
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduced swelling
  • Eased digestive discomforts
  • Better self-image
  • Reduced risk of lower back pain
  • Reduced leg cramps
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