Today we talk to Kaisa tuominen, specialist in physical activity during pregnancy and in everything related to the preparation of childbirth. Some of the topics we cover:

  • Benefits of exercise for mother and baby.
  • Myths that persist about the risks of physical activity.
  • Exercise guidelines for each phase of pregnancy.
  • Preparation for childbirth, both physically and psychologically.
  • Key physiological aspects of giving birth.
  • Postpartum recovery.
  • Exercises for pelvic floor and abdominals.
  • And much more.

For more information, check out the Mamás En Forma program and their Facebook page.

You can also listen to the episode on iVoox or iTunes.

Grades:

  • Recent recommendations on physical activity in pregnancy (ACOG 2015, IOC 2016 part I, IOC 2016 part II)
  • Carolina Walker study on reducing the risk of injuries during childbirth.