Research on How to Exercise During Pregnancy

Authors of a study that was published in 2012 in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise examined the effects of a comprehensive exercise program on previously inactive pregnant woman.  Compared with women who remained sedentary, women engaged in the exercise program improved aerobic fitness and muscular strength, delivered comparable size infants with significantly fewer cesarean deliveries, and recovered faster postpartum.  The exercising group developed no gestational hypertension and reported no injuries related to the exercise regimen.

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