It's important to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout your pregnancy, and most forms of light exercise will assist in easing up aches and pains as well as your breathing, helping you to utilise oxygen more efficiently. Swimming is a fantastic low impact exercise, making it perfect for light activity throughout pregnancy. By exercising in the pool, the water will help to support your joints and ligaments, as well as counteract any increased muscle strain from your growing bump. We've put together some top tips to ensure you get the most out of swimming during pregnancy.
As a safe, easy and low-impact form of exercise, the NHS recommend swimming for mums-to-be because it helps you to stay fit and healthy throughout your pregnancy, without placing any stress or strain on your muscles or joints. By looking after your health now, you can help your body to prepare for, cope with and recover from labour.
Choosing Your Maternity Swimwear
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