I t may not always be easy to exercise during a pregnancy, but it is a big plus for you and your little one. Women who exercise throughout their pregnancy have the following benefits:

  1. Increase their energy levels
  2. Maintain a healthier, more positive outlook while lowering anxiety levels
  3. Have an improved attitude and are better able to cope with the emotional mood swings caused by the increase in hormonal activity
  4. Have an easier and less complicated labour
  5. Have a quicker recovery time after giving birth
  6. Helping mom to be maintain a steady and reasonable weight gain
  7. Reducing pregnancy-associated discomforts
  8. Lowering a woman’s chance of having a caesarean
  9. Accelerating postpartum weight loss
  10. Improving sleep quality
  11. Boost your energy
  12. Sleep well
  13. Prepare for childbirth
  14. Reduce stress and lift their spirits
  15. Improve their self-image

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