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Exercise in pregnancy

maternity exercise

Exercising in pregnancy is not only important for your physical health but also your emotional well-being.  30 minutes of activity, five times a week will ensure you keep fit, control weight gain, help you to sleep better and will help to prevent constipation, headaches, back ache, pelvic pain, cramp and swollen feet.

If you were active prior to pregnancy – keep going!

If you weren’t particularly active prior to pregnancy, now is a great time to start! Just take your time.  The rule for exercising in pregnancy is that you should still be able to hold a conversation while doing the activity.

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Exercise during pregnancy: what to know

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - Physical activity and pregnancy

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