What’s your New Year resolution? Although many of us may like making New Year resolutions, it’s not always easy finding ways to reach those goals. Tips to have a healthy start for a healthy pregnancy: Understand yourself The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on what you want. What is important to you… Continue reading 5 New year resolutions for a healthy pregnancy
Are you pregnant? Not sure whether to start or to continue being physically active during your pregnancy? Well, you are not alone. As a public health nurse working with expectant mothers, I have frequently been asked about the safety of being physically active during pregnancy. Benefits: improves muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness promotes appropriate weight… Continue reading Physical activity during pregnancy
Is this the year that you’ve decided to have a baby? If you’ve answered “Yes!” then it’s a good idea to start planning now to ensure that you and your partner are as healthy as possible. Moderate exercise may help to improve your chances of having a healthy pregnancy & baby. To get started, think… Continue reading Why be physically active if planning a pregnancy?
Recently I saw a post from a new mom on a popular social media site: “Ladies, if anyone tells you not to exercise while you’re pregnant, tell them they’re wrong,” she wrote. “Two months after giving birth and I’m almost able to fit back into my pre-pregnancy jeans. Cardio and light weights are given two… Continue reading The truth about physical activity during pregnancy