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Becoming a Strong Mum: Navigating the Journey through Motherhood

Did you know that staying active during pregnancy is not only safe but also offers numerous health benefits for both you and your baby?

Throughout pregnancy, your body undergoes significant changes. While it naturally adapts to these changes, there are inevitable muscular and postural adjustments, along with the potential for pregnancy-related issues.

The good news is that engaging in prenatal Pilates is an exceptional way to reduce the incidence of pregnancy-induced conditions and manage musculoskeletal adaptations during this time while promoting overall pregnancy health.

Whether you were active before pregnancy and wish to continue exercising or were inactive but now want to gradually increase your activity level, the benefits of prenatal Pilates are manifold.

Prenatal Pilates Benefits

  • Enhances pelvic floor muscle strength, preventing incontinence
  • Alleviates lower back pain, pelvic girdle pain, and other musculoskeletal discomfort
  • Improves spinal and pelvic stability
  • Enhances postural awareness
  • Reduces the incidence of pre-eclampsia, preterm labor, and diastasis recti (abdominal stretching)
  • Encourages mental well-being, reducing stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Assists in labor preparation
  • Promotes faster postnatal recovery
  • Establishes long-term cardiovascular benefits for the baby into adulthood

Ready to begin Prenatal Pilates?

At Active Movement Studio, we offer small group mat Pilates and personalized one-on-one reformer or mat Pilates, specifically tailored to support you through all three trimesters of your pregnancy while keeping you active and at ease.

We also provide postnatal Pilates for after your little one arrives. If you’re interested in learning more about how postnatal Pilates can benefit you, click here.

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