Did you know that you can do prenatal exercises to help your body and baby be in optimal shape for a quicker, easier natural childbirth?
While it’s certainly no guarantee, prenatal exercises can open our pelvis and position our baby optimally. Truth is, for most of us mamas, natural childbirth is a marathon. We wouldn’t show up to a race like that without training and the same can be said with natural childbirth.
Ideally, we would start these exercises once we discovered we were pregnant however ANYTIME you start will be beneficial. DISCLAIMER: DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY OF THESE EXERCISES WITHOUT APPROVAL FROM OB-GYN, MIDWIFE OR DOCTOR.
Okay, ready for the pregnancy exercises?
Yes, simple walking can help keep your body in balance as you approach your big day. Aim for at least 30 minutes a day, preferably outdoors for the fresh air, sunlight and natural surroundings.