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EXECISE PRESCRIPTION FOR EXPECTANT AND BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS
The purpose of this paper is to give guidelines for a fitness programme for expectant and breastfeeding mothers.
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Table of contents
Exercise during Pregnancy 4
Benefits of exercise during pregnancy 5
Training guidelines during pregnancy 6
Contra indications during training 8
a) Relative Contra indications during training 8
b) Absolute Contra indications during training 9
Suggested safe activities for expectant women 9
Exercise after delivery 10
Preview of the essay: EXECISE PRESCRIPTION FOR EXPECTANT AND BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS
Whether or not and how physical activity affects women reproductive health has been a controversial issue for many decades. Before 1985 there were no medical guidelines for exercise during pregnancy and the traditional medical view was to advice pregnant women not to exercise at all. Since then much research on the relationship between pregnancy and childbirth ...
... turning point when women change their health habits to provide a suitable environment for the unborn. These changes can be: improved eating habits, abstaining from smoking and alcohol consumption, starting and continuing to exercise. These changes can be carried forward into the postpartum period. This is the best time to incorporate permanent healthy life-style habits, integrating activity into a healthy, active life style that leads to healthy mothers and babies.
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Primary Health Care