Pregnancy Exercises

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These basic exercises will help during pregnancy as your body experiences multiple changes.

Lying on your back with knees bent.

Squeeze your buttocks together and lift your bottom off the floor if possible. Return to starting position.

Repeat 20 times.

Lying on your back with knees bent.

Pull pelvic floor muscles up and in. Hold approx. 5 secs.

Repeat 10 times.

Lying on your back with knees bent.

Flatten your spine into the floor. Gradually move your legs away from your bottom.

Repeat 15 times.

Sidelying. Keep the leg on the bed bent and the upper leg straight.

Lift the upper leg straight up with ankle flexed and the heel leading the movement.

Repeat 30 times.

Sit on the floor with the soles of your feet together and as close to your groin as you can.

Push your knees down towards the floor. You will feel the stretching on the inside of your thighs. Hold approx. 20 secs. – relax.

Repeat 3 times.