8 Simple exercises that build strength and minimize discomfort
By Lynsey Caldwell Owen, MD, FACOG, Caity Davis and Jill Stump
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Studies have shown that expectant moms who exercise have less weight gain, fewer medical complications and decreased musculoskeletal pain during pregnancy, as well as healthier babies and, among other postnatal benefits, a faster return to pre-pregnancy weight.
Exercise during pregnancy has many benefits for both you and your baby, including decreased weight gain and improved cardiovascular and muscular fitness, which have long-term health advantages.