Exercise during pregnancy offers many physical & emotional benefits. Some of the benefits of exercising regularly throughout your pregnancy include:

  • More energy
  • Improved posture
  • Weight control
  • Stress relief
  • Improved sleep & management of insomnia
  • Preparation for the physical demands of labour
  • Faster recuperation after labour
  • Faster return to pre-pregnancy fitness & healthy weight
  • Increased ability to cope with the physical demands of motherhood.
  • Reduced risk of pregnancy induced hypertension &gestational diabetes

(Reference: http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/pregnancy_and_exercise)

Dr. Daniella Zampierollo & Dr. Melissa Decelis




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