EXERCISE

“Exercise is a physical activity that is
planned structured and repitive for the purpose of conditioning any part if the
body. exercise is used to improve health maintain fitness and is important as means
of physical rehabilitations.”  – medical dictionary.thefreedictionary.com

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Dancing, brisk walking, aerobics, martial arts, jumping
are some of the examples exercise.

Physical activity and regular workout stimulates
good health in the human beings. a pregnant women if does exercise efficiently
then it results in various positive reverberation on mother as well as on the
fetus.

It is advisable to a pregnant women to exercise
during her 20-36 weeks of pregnancy.

Parturition represents a unique  technique in females lives resulting physiological
, metabolic, social and psychological changes.

According to Carla Snuggs there are several benefits
of exercise during pregnancy . exercise is related to healthier babies as it
increases fitness. Workout also provide several psychological benefits that
are-

Physical
Discomfort

Exercising enhance circulation which results in reducing
swelling, absorption and utilization as well as it lessen the threat of
developing varicose veins . as sometimes it becomes vulnerable because of the
backache , constipation and fatigue it is said that to be active during
pregnancy which helps in reducing the physical pain.

labor
length

While labor length is always variable, research has shown
that women who exercise often at moderate to high intensity have labors that
are 1/3 shorter than the deliveries of women who don’t exercise. According to Dr.
James Clapp, author of Exercising through Your Pregnancy ,has
pioneered studies showing that exercise escorts to an easier pregnancy and
delivery.

Energy

An exercise program improve nausea fatigue problems
faced by a pregnant lady that leads to lack of motivations.

 

Stress

Molly kimball  registered 
dietitian  said that during
exercise our body excretes an endorphins that is a positive psychological
effects that promote in decreasing stress and boost ones mood. Exercise also
helps in improving self image.

Posture

Maintaining shape and posture is one of the most
important thing which affects the women 
looks! after the baby is born exercise makes it easier to get back in
the shape. regular activities keeps the pregnant women fit and also helps in to
cope up with labor pain.

Strength

Exercising during pregnancy strengthen the muscles
which lead to improvising the females muscle tone and build stamina. it also
enhance the ability of the female to remain active .

Healthier
babies

Mother  who
exercise during pregnancy delivers a healthy baby. In some researches it is
shown that women who exercise daily results to baby’s arteries to resist heart related
diseases .

 

 

Exercising
while pregnant

In research it is found that if you were active
before pregnant, it is to stay safe during pregnancy .Women who exercise
consistently during pregnancy can resume exercise postpartum before two weeks
after delivery, assuming that they experienced a normal delivery without any
complications. women who Exercise postpartum has shown to have a more rapid
recovery both physically and emotionally . Exercising for 30 minutes in a day
can be  helpful in terms of health during
pregnancy. the only important thing to keep in mind is that the women should be
active if she becomes wrestles then it can affect the new born.

 
According to Norwegian observational studies “Thirty-two per cent
of women in our study reported that they exercised regularly before pregnancy
at

moderate to high intensity three
times per week or more

and 13% exercised at the time of inclusion.”

Also, If properly supervised by a trainer, female
can achieve numerous health benefits if they started executing from mild to
moderate intensity of exercise during their pregnancy.

  However, every pregnant woman is different in
her reaction to exercise, depending on her health and fitness level before
pregnancy.

Walking can be an amazing exercise to start with
that can benefits the mother. Walking does not require any extra accompaniments and even there is no need to
search for a trainer. Walking is usually safe for every human being and it is
painless on the body and make the joints strong.

Squatting is another type exercise that pregnant
women can do. during labor squatting helps to open the pelvic outlet that helps
the infant to degenerate.

Pelvic tilts relaxes the muscles which are present
in the abdomen that alleviates the back pain during pregnancy and labor.

by the help of these exercises joints become more flexible
that precisely causes the muscles to relax during pregnancy.

exercise
and pregnancy related risk

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

According to Johns Hopkins medicine
health  care “Gestational diabetes
mellitus (GDM)  is a condition in which a hormone made by the placenta
prevents the body from using insulin effectively. Glucose builds up in the
blood instead of being absorbed by the cells.” This is the most common
complication faced by a pregnant women. usually GDM develops when a women is
significantly inactive in her pregnancy . If women workout prior to her
pregnancy then there is a less  chance to
develop GDM.

 

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