Keeping active during pregnancy is safe and has many important health benefits for you and your baby.
The evidence based videographic below provides information to safely engage in physical activity throughout your pregnancy.
Keeping active following the birth of your baby also has many important health benefits.
The evidence based videographic below provides information to safely engage in physical activity following the birth of your baby.
Being active during pregnancy has many physical and mental health benefits and is generally safe for most women. But knowing whether it is safe for YOU personally, still leaves many women confused and even scared.
The Active Pregnancy Foundation is an excellent resource supporting women to stay active throughout pregnancy and beyond by providing expertise and advice, changing culture and challenging policy – Visit this website to find out more: Mums & Mums to Be.
The more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier it will be for you to adapt to your changing shape and weight gain. It will also help you to cope with labour. See more on NHS Inform.
Being active with your baby
- Step Forth Buggy Walks: Buggy Walks are a fun way for mums, dads, grandparents and carers to meet new people, chat and share experiences on a safe and welcoming walk led by trained walk leaders.
“It’s great for advice if you’re a first-time mum. Good to talk to other mums and get a walk at the same time”
- Walk Forth Bumps & Babies: Organised buggy walks across Stirling and Clackmannanshire for parents and carers.
- MumFIT: This postnatal fitness class is designed with mums in mind. With no need to worry about childcare as you bring them with you! The class is designed to help you regain strength, fitness and confidence as well as provide the opportunity to meet other mums in a fun and safe environment.
- Mums On the Run Stirling: Family friendly Exercises classes.