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Guidance for New Mums

Following the birth of your child, if you’ve had a straightforward pregnancy you can resume gentle exercise such as walking, pelvic floor exercises and gentle stretches as soon as you feel ready.

After the 6-8 week postnatal check and depending on how you feel, moderate intensity activities can gradually resume over a minimum period of at least 3 months. After this, and in the absence of any issues, more intense activities can resume such as running

Benefits of being Active for New mums include- Time for Yourself – can reduce worries and depression- Improves Sleep- Helps to control weight and return to pre-pregnancy weight- Improves fitness- Improves back pain- Improves mood- Improves tummy muscle tone and strength

Find advice and inspiration for activities on baby buddy site: