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Exercise in Pregnancy

Pregnancy could turn you into a sloth if you are tired and achey but some exercise could help to boost your energy, your mood, ease your discomfort and just help you feel better. You may fancy a class – like pilates, yoga, pregnancy aerobics and aquanatal – or you might just get out for more walks. You might also continue with your usual fitness regime – just listen to your body and don’t over do it so take it gently as your body grows and changes and get advice from your midwife if you are unsure. Debbie Donaldson runs a range of pregnancy and postnatal exercise sessions in Newcastle and Tyneside. “If you are pregnant, you may be wondering if it safe to exercise in pregnancy. The simple answer is yes, although I would recommend that you get your midwife to agree it is ok for you to exercise. It may be important to modify your exercise, and attend classes specifically for pregnant women, where the teacher has specialist knowledge and an interest in pregnant …