Kegel Exercise for a Healthy Pregnancy
With Kegal exercise, your pregnancy can be more comfortable before,
during, and after your baby is born. With the proper kegal exercise,
you can strengthen the vaginal muscles and allow for smoother
pregnancy. Kegal exercises strengthen your pelvic muscles, which become
weakened during childbirth. This could lead to bladder control problems.
To find the correct muscles to target, pretend that you are trying to
stop urinating. Squeeze those muscles for a few seconds and then relax.
Repeat this every few seconds. It's as simple as that. Nobody even has
to know that you're doing them. Just make sure you breathe while doing
the kegal exercises.
It's important that you don't overdo your kegel exercise in the first
few weeks after birth. Otherwise, you may become very sore. Three sets
of ten repetitions per day is probably ideal.
So, What are some other healthy exercises that can be performed during pregnancy? Some of
the best ones are listed below.
Swimming: Many doctors and fitness professionals profess that swimming
is the safest exercise for pregnant women. Swimming keeps your body
tone without stressing your joints. This is a safe cardiovascular
exercise that can help keep you toned throughout your pregnancy.
Walking: Walking is one of the best exercises overall and especially if
you are pregnant. It's safe for your body and it can keep you in great
shape. Be sure to stretch thoroughly before hand. Set attainable goals
and always wear good shoes.
Yoga: Yoga has a reputation for relieving the stress and pressure in
your body. Most forms of yoga are safe when you are pregnant as long as
you avoid the more rigorous ones. Some Yoga instructors even offer
special classes for pregnant women. While doing yoga, avoid lying flat
on your back and try not to over stretch.
With proper kegal exercise and safe cardiovascular workouts, you are well on your way to a healthy pregnancy.
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