Is exercise during pregnancy safe? How you can stay healthy and safe.

Exercise during pregnancy touts many benefits. These include the prevention of excessive weight gain, and various physical and psychological benefits. However, the risks and fears of complications during pregnancy may scare women away from physical activity.

exercise during pregnancy

Generally the benefits of regular exercise include

  • help you sleep better
  • makes getting back into shape easier
  • improved posture
  • improved circulation
  • streess relief
  • fewer complications
  • reduced risk of anxiety and depression

There are also health conditions which may prevent pregnant women from being able to exercise without risking harm to themselves or their child such as anemia, preeclampsia or certain types of heart or lung diseases and more. To address this concern, we recommend you consult with your doctor or health professional for exercise advice. Here at Back to Basics Health and Exercise we offer exercise physiology services in a private space with a qualified, accredited female exercise physiologist.

Book online for a consultation with a qualified female exercise physiologist or call (02) 9687 7385.