While many women treat pregnancy as a time to kick back and relax, staying active during pregnancy pays off in both the short- and long-term. Not only can exercising boost your energy, it can help you to sleep better and even reduce aches and pains during pregnancy.
So Supermums, these exercises will build your strength and endurance for labour and help you to have a healthy pregnancy.
1) Birthing Squats
Build the lower body strength and facilitate smooth movement of the hips, core, and pelvic floor muscles. This will also help with an easier labour.
2) Mama Cuddles
This exercise helps to strengthen the lower back and lessen any back pain. The movement mimics the action of a new mum bending and lifting her baby
3) Playful Lifts
Strengthens muscles of your upper body, which is needed for mums to lift their babies.
4) Strong Mama Legs
Strengthen the lower body as mums start to carry extra weight through their pregnancy.
5) Strong Back
Increases flexibility, also strengthening the back and shoulder muscles, minimizing possibilities of back pain, especially with the extra weight.