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Aquanatal classes near Cardiff
What is Aquanatal? Aquanatal are water-based exercises for fitness during and after pregnancy. It is an effective and safest way of exercises for pregnant women. Aquanatal classes are conducted by trained aquanatal instructor or experienced midwives. Aquanatal classes take place in swimming pools. Since aquanatal classes are conducted in water, the properties of water make you to relax more and maintain your physical and mental fitness. Will I be benefited from Aquanatal Exercises? Aquanatal exercises will make you physically and mentally fit. It can reduce pain and swelling. It can reduce back pain during and after pregnancy. It helps to lower the risk of diabetics and blood pressure. It helps to improve your blood circulation. Aquanatal exercises increases the stamina of your body. You will feel less tired and will be active during pregnancy. You will get a good sleep. It helps to maintain your posture. What are Aqua Aerobics Pregnancy Classes? Aqua aerobic classes are good for women during pregnancy and after birth. Aqua aerobics makes the delivery easier. Swimming or water aerobics is a good workout during pregnancy. Aqua aerobics during pregnancy is less stressful than other types of aerobics. It specially designed for pregnant women. As it […]
Most of the pregnant women experience morning sickness during the earlier period of their pregnancy. It is mostly faced during the first trimester of your pregnancy where you suffer from nausea and vomiting. The exact causes of morning sickness are still unknown, however, they are considered as healthy signs of pregnancy. How long will I face morning sickness and will it affect my baby’s growth? Morning sickness usually starts before 9 weeks of pregnancy and clears by 14 weeks. For some women it lasts for months and for some the entire pregnancy period. Morning sickness is not harmful for your baby, however, ensure that you continue to take a healthy diet in spite of the sickness for proper growth of your baby. Sometimes, nausea and vomiting is severe, in such cases it is always advisable to consult your doctor. Who is at risk of getting morning sickness? Though there is no defined reason for morning sickness, however, below are some reasons which can be behind it: Nausea and vomiting in a previous pregnancy Multiple pregnancies Stress Obesity Effect of any diseases or any medications used by the mom Family history of Morning sickness If it is your first pregnancy Higher […]
Calcium is considered an important nutrition in a women’s life. It is needed more once she is pregnant. Calcium helps build the bones, teeth, and skeleton of the baby. It also helps develop baby’s strong heart and muscles etc. The expected calcium intake in an adult is around 1000 mg daily. In pregnancy, it should go up to around 1400 mg daily. If mother is not getting enough calcium, the baby will take it from mother’s bones. Even mother’s body is producing more calcium during this phase to protect her and her baby. If you are not getting enough calcium from your diet, ask your doctor to give you calcium supplements. Food that provides enough calcium Milk: Milk has high source of calcium. It is good to have two glasses of milk every day to ensure that your calcium is up to the mark. However, with age people stop drinking or liking the milk. In case you are one of them, you should consider including milk in smoothies, soups, cereals etc. Yogurt: Yogurt is another best option to have during pregnancy. It is not only rich in calcium but is also many people’s favourite. Add one to two bowls of […]