Have You Heard? Pregnancy Exercises Are Essential For Mother’s Health!

Posted on: April 3rd, 2015 by Ali 5 Comments



Pregnancy is a stage of motherhood that poses serious hazards to health. A little negligence during pregnancy can turn into a big ordeal. However, there are some simple exercises that reduce danger to both mother and child. These exercises are especially designed to fortify pregnancy health of women and streamline the pregnancy process. Most of these exercises focus on respiration process to ensure uninterrupted breathing.

How Pregnancy Exercises Help in Maintaining Body Shape?

Additionally, pregnancy exercises maintain body shape of mother. The mothers tend to lose body figure once a baby is born. However, pregnancy exercises help them regain the lost physique. These exercises also help mothers recuperate from after-effects of child labor.

Pelvic Exercise

Pelvic exercises concentrate on abdomen muscles. They are performed while you lie on ground on your hands in such a way that your back curves downwards. Then you need to stiffen your abdominal upwards in a way that make your look like ‘A’. Breathe in and out while you remain in this position. Controlling the breath is the essence of this exercise. This exercise works on the lower back and abdominal muscles.

Squat Exercise

This exercised for pregnant mothers work on the lower back, thighs, and hips. Set your feet apart to a length of shoulder width, whilst your back is against the wall. Now, you will slowly lower yourself until you make a squat position making right angle to the floor. Afterwards, you will come back to the original position. You need to inhale while you are going down and exhale while you are coming up. Repeat this exercise until you feel stretched.


Walking is the most common and easiest exercise for pregnancy health. Take a stroll for a few miles every day or do a little hiking to strengthen muscles. Do some weightlifting on daily basis. This will further reinforce your muscles. Focus the gravity of weight on feet, limbs and arms.

Health Tips for Pregnant Women

It is extremely important to consult a certified physician before indulging in any such exercises concerning health for pregnancy. Once you have familiarized with pregnancy exercises, you should execute them as recommended by the physician. Start with light warm-up stretches and flexes in order to make your muscles supple and ready for little heavier weights.

Important Considerations!

All of the above exercises can be enhanced with wrist or ankle weights. This will improve the effectiveness of these useful exercises and improve your health for pregnancy. However, there are some exceptions for pregnant mothers in these exercises. These exceptions must be considered to avoid needless strain on the women and the baby. They are:

•    Avoid back exercises that make you lie on your back
•    Avoid breathe exercises that involve holding your breath for a long time
•    Avoid sports exercises that involve physical contacts

Other than avoiding these exercises, you must also consult with your doctor for routine check-up. Besides, you should acquire relevant information, tips, ideas and knowledge related to pregnancy exercises. These all considerations are important to ensure safety before you attempt any of the exercises.

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5 Responses

  1. ikimyememuzt says:

    Amazingly wonderful exercises. I want to appreciate your efforts for this.

  2. hugeico says:

    All these exercises really work. I thank you for sharing such valuable information.

    • Ali says:

      You are welcome hugeico. We aim to educate people with our articles. Keep coming back to get more information on this topic.

  3. URL says:

    The best pregnancy exercises I ever read. Thank you for this article.

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