Fit for Birth and Beyond : A Guide For Women Over 35
By: Clarkson, Suzy.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Wollombi : Exisle Publishing, 2014Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (253 p.).ISBN: 9781775591610.Subject(s): Exercise for pregnant women | Physical fitness for pregnant women | Pregnancy in middle age | Pregnant women -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fit for Birth and Beyond : A Guide For Women Over 35DDC classification: 618.2 | 618.244 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Dr Dereck Souter; Foreword by Dr Richard Fisher; Introduction; Mature mums; You are pregnant, congratulations!; The best way to use this book; Chapter 1: Getting Started; Safety first; Level of exercise; Contraindications and risks; Change, change, change; Working out your fitness level; Intensity of exercise; Adapting intensity levels over time; Playing sport when pregnant; Fitting exercise into a busy life; Chapter 2: Nourish Your Body During Pregnancy; The importance of nutrition; Weight gain; Body mass index; Attitude to food
Must-haves during pregnancyThings to avoid or minimise; Hydration; Essentials; Pregnancy niggles; Key points; Chapter 3: The Fabulous, But So Often Forgotten, Pelvic Floor Muscles; Pelvic floor muscles; Stress incontinence; Pelvic floor exercises; Ongoing continence problems; Key points; Chapter 4: Your Crucial Core; Core muscles; Rationale for strengthening core muscles; Core and posture; Abdominals - a vital part of core support; Core stability exercises; Using a Swiss ball for exercising core muscles; Core exercises on the ball; Key points; Chapter 5: The First Trimester (0-13 Weeks)
Changes afootExercise and side-effects; Amount of exercise; Tips for sticking to an exercise programme; What to wear to exercise; The essential elements; Cardiovascular exercise; Strength training; Flexibility; Two home workouts; Key considerations for the first trimester; Key points; Chapter 6: The Second Trimester (14-27 Weeks); Changes aplenty; General modifications to exercising; Exercise and side-effects; Care and posture; Cardiovascular exercise; Strength training; Flexibility; Two home workouts; Key considerations for the second trimester; Key points
Chapter 7: The Third Trimester (28-40+ Weeks)The end is in sight; Changes continue; Exercise and side-effects; Good breast and pelvis support; Care and posture; Cardiovascular exercise; Strength training; Flexibility; Relaxation; Two home workouts; Key considerations for the third trimester; Key points; Chapter 8: Bring Back My Body; Phase 1: 0-2 weeks (immediately post-birth); Phase 2: 2-6 weeks (until your postnatal check); Phase 3: 6-12 weeks (onwards and upwards); Phase 4: 12+ weeks (resuming regular exercise); Nutrition and weight loss; Breastfeeding; Chapter 9: My Journey
Through IVF, miscarriage and postnatal depressionAppendix A: The Bare Essentials Routine; References; Index; More Parenting Books; About the Author; Copyright
Fitness expert Suzy Clarkson uses her own experiences of childbirth at 38 and 45 to present a comprehensive and easy-to-follow fitness guide for pregnant women through each trimester and after birth. Illustrated in colour with step-by-step photographs and diagrams, it is practical and full of helpful advice on how to develop healthy habits to achieve a safe outcome. The endorsements by leading experts in obstetrics and fertility ensure that this is a guide you can use with absolute confidence.
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