Benefits Of Exercising During Pregnancy

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10 Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy
By Lorraine Scapens | Submitted On May 14, 2011

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Expert Author Lorraine Scapens
Benefits of Exercising Pregnant

There are lots of wonderful benefits that exercise can provide for both you and your baby if you continue to exercise through your pregnancy. Only 5% of pregnant women exercise through their pregnancy. I think this is a very poor statistic especially with all the information available proving that exercising through a pregnancy is perfectly safe for both mum and baby. Pregnant women should be encouraged to exercise moderately through their pregnancies.

I believe too many pregnant women are just too sedentary in their daily lives and many pregnancy and birthing complications are occurring due to lack of fitness and strength. If you are healthy, exercise regularly and have a normal uncomplicated pregnancy then there is no reason for you not to exercise through your entire pregnancy.

I often find that when you are exercising through your pregnancy everyone from family, friends and work colleagues all think you are crazy and shouldn 't be exercising. Show them or tell them all the reasons why you…
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