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When to start Post partum workouts

 

Doctors prescribe for a reasonable exercise regime for pregnant woman. If, followed, then it will have a healthy impact and help women before delivery and also to recoup fast, even after delivering the baby.

when, women exercise throughout pregnancy and had a normal vaginal delivery, then its safe to do light exercise like walking, modified push-ups, and stretching – within days of giving birth. Starting slowly with a low-impact aerobic activity such as walking and when regain strength, then increase the length or number of walks.

In case of c-section, consult with your doctor first, before proceeding ahead. But , have to wait until your recovery from operation before beginning an exercise program. An incision from a c-section takes at least several weeks to heal, and it may be some time after that before you feel like working out. However, walking at an easy pace is encouraged because it promotes healing and helps prevent blood clots and other complications.

In any case, carrying out fitness program through out pregnancy was not happened, then there is a possibility that, joints and ligaments will still be loose for about three to five months, so watch your step to avoid falling. If you still want to take an exercise class, try to take classes by a postpartum exercise specialist. Now a days many recreation centers, gyms, and yoga studios offer exercise classes for new moms. Or you could always go for a low-impact class that focuses on toning and stretching.

Exercise is good for you, but don't overdo it for the first few months after giving birth. Your body needs time to heal, and you need time to adjust to your new role – and bond with your baby is most important than above all.

- Bhavana

 





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