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What is Pilate? Pilate is the physical fitness system used to enhance and improve the physical fitness and strength of the body. It is a set of exercises that can refresh your body and mind. Is Pilate good during pregnancy? Pilate is a good exercise during pregnancy that can strengthen your abdominal, back and pelvic floor muscles. Pilates are perfects exercises that are safe in all stages of pregnancy and after birth. Pilates during pregnancy is mainly focused on Pelvic floor muscles. It can maintain your body balance and helps to build body strength. It can reduce your back pain during pregnancy. The breathing exercises or patterns helps you to control your breathing. It can reduce stress and tension. Just ensure that your Pilate trainer is an expert in training during pregnancy too. Consult your doctor or midwife before doing any exercises. Follow their advice on what to do and what not to. Avoid some positions and exercises during Pilates. Have proper care. A good Pilates instructor can help you on the exercises that you should do. Check if your instructor is a health professional and if she has got proper training in exercise during pregnancy. Avoid exercises that make […]
Most of the women experience backache during pregnancy. The intensity of the pain varies from woman to woman. During pregnancy your body releases a hormone relaxin, which makes the ligaments in your body softer. This can put strain on the joints of your lower back and pelvis which may cause back pain. In addition to this, the extra weight that you gained during pregnancy, poor posture etc. cause strain on your joints that will lead to back pain. How do I prevent backache in pregnancy? There are many methods to reduce back pain. You should consult your midwife or doctor so they can suggest you some ways to control back ache. Some ways to reduce back pain include: Maintain a good posture while sitting, standing and in your day to day activities Avoid Heavy Weight Lifting. Try safe lifting techniques like bending your knees by keeping your back straight. In case you need to lift weight, try balancing it on both sides. Use flat heel shoes. High heels during pregnancy is not advisable. Avoid twisting your body Don’t bend too much while cleaning or doing other jobs. Try comfortable sleeping posture in a firm mattress. Have regular exercises – some […]
Pregnancy is often followed by lot of its own symptoms like cramps, nausea, mood swings, food cravings, depression etc. Its always an interesting question whether the expecting dad also suffers any of these symptoms along with his wife? From time to time, researchers have been studying this topic to understand whether this is just an assumption or a reality. Some of the researches done in past shows that Men do suffer some of the pregnancy symptoms along with their wives. Confused!!! Men are often found complaining of cramps, stomach blown up feeling, nausea, mood swings and even food cravings issues during their wife’s pregnancy. This is often termed as Couvade Syndrome, also referred as Sympathetic Pregnancy. During Couvade Syndrome, the partner experiences the same or some of the symptoms as well as the behaviour as the wife. There is an ongoing debate on the topic. Some believe that it can be a biological condition attached to hormonal changes while others feel it can be more of psychological feeling. Whether it is an actual condition or a fictional will always be a topic of debate but if it is actual, there is no lovely feeling than seeing your partner contributing with […]