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Maintaining and improving fitness

Stimulating the cardiovascular system through aerobic exercise helps to maintain and improve your fitness during pregnancy.
Due to the stress on the cardiovascular system, you should only exercise to your comfortable capacity.

5 mins to read Nov 28, 2017

Benefits

  • Energy levels, stamina and endurance increase.
  • Heart muscles become stronger.
  • Circulation is stimulated and blood vessels toned and strengthened.
  • Lung capacity improves with an increase in oxygen to the placenta, uterus and your baby.
  • Your endurance during labour and recovery  afterwards may well be enhanced by increasing your level of fitness.

     

Recovery after the birth of your baby can be easier and quicker if you maintain your muscular strength and tone during pregnancy.