Training before and after birth
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We want to show you how positively sport, before and after birth, affects your body. These are just a few questions that pregnant women or newly minted mothers have to deal with:
- What and how much are you allowed to exercise during pregnancy?
- Can the sport hurt the baby?
- What can you do to prevent stretch marks?
- How can you help your body to recover after birth?
Here we give you all the important information about training during pregnancy and after birth.
Training during pregnancy
During pregnancy, there will be weeks when you can not get up for exercise. Because with some symptoms, such as Nausea or tiredness can be overcome just once a day.
However, you can safely exercise during pregnancy, even until just before birth, when the pregnancy is without complications.
If there are no complications or acute sicknesses, there is nothing to be said against sports from a medical point of view. To be on the safe side, just clarify everything with your gynecologist.
Positive effects of training in pregnancy
- The training stimulates the cardiovascular system and metabolism.
- The training improves the oxygen supply.
- On average, athletic pregnant women suffer less from complaints and complications.
- Specific exercises and exercise also help to prevent some of the unpleasant side effects of pregnancy such as pregnancy. Prevent constipation, varicose veins, thrombosis or back pain.
- Active pregnant women are better prepared for the efforts of childbirth.
- The training reduces the risk of gestational diabetes.
- Improved APGAR score (APGAR score is a scoring scheme to assess the condition of newborns) in the child.