Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

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Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

December 9, 2022


Over the years, there has been an evolution in thoughts and guidelines surrounding if exercise is safe during pregnancy. Current evidence suggests that exercise during pregnancy benefits both the mother and the baby.

Guidelines to consider:

Benefits of exercise during pregnancy:

  • Improves cardiovascular function
  • Improves cardiovascular function
  • Reduces physical discomfort
  • Reduces risk of gestational diabetes
  • Enhances sleep and mental health

Physical therapy is more than just means to an end. It provides you with the right tools to improve your mind and body. At Purpose PT, we offer preventative physical therapy and expert guidance that addresses your specific needs and lifestyle. You want to be in the best health for you and your baby, so contact us at Purpose PT to schedule your evaluation today.