7 Wonderful Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy ...


There are countless benefits of exercise during pregnancy, making it something every pregnant woman that is medically able should do. Exercise can lower a pregnant womanโ€™s risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, regulate hormones and even help prepare them for labor. I exercised up until my delivery day with my three children because of all the amazing health benefits. There are so many benefits of exercising while you are expecting that every pregnant woman should be working out, right? You would think so but some women are not medically cleared if they are a high risk pregnancy, some lack the energy or motivation, while others exercise until delivery day. So you can understand more and then make your decision, let me share with you the benefits of exercise during pregnancy:

1. Boost Your Babyโ€™s Brain

In a 2013 study, researchers at the University of Montreal found that exercising for just 20 minutes 3 times a week boosts your babyโ€™s brain activity. The interesting part of this study is that before this study, it was only known that exercise increased brain activity of the individual, not that it could affect across the placenta to the fetal brain. Isnโ€™t boosting your babyโ€™s intelligence one of the amazing benefits of exercise during pregnancy?

Lower Risk of Gestational Diabetes
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