Postpartum Exercise Guidelines Video

Learn how soon after delivery you can start exercising.
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Postpartum Exercise Guidelines Male The contents of this video are for information purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or before seeking any new treatment. Kelly Hi! Thanks for watching Baby Belly Fitness my name’s Kelly McBride with BabyEssentials.Com. I often have moms come to me who have who have a routine and they want to get their body back in shape as quickly as possible and they want to know, how soon after birth can they start working on those exercises? And I will tell them that their body may not be ready for strenuous activity in the weeks following the birth however they can start some movements that starts re-activating their pelvis flow and their abdominal muscles. How soon you start creating these movements really does depend on what type of delivery that you’ve had. If you’ve had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, then you can start within 12 hours of giving birth. However, if you’ve had a C-section or complicated birth or even a hard birth, then you might want to wait just a little bit longer. So let’s talk about what movements would be best for you. Now, the movements I’m talking about are not strenuous exercise movement. They’re body conditioning exercises or the pregnancy exercises that you might have done throughout your pregnancy. Exercise such as Deep Abdominal Breathing. Deep abdominal breathing is one of the first movements that you can do that help reactivate those stretched out abdominal muscles. Really helps some start getting strong and toned and firm. Another body conditioning exercise that you can begin with an hours of giving birth would be your Kegels. Now you may not feel your pelvis pleura contractions immediately following the birth but with just because you can’t feel them it doesn’t mean that they are not working so keep on doing those Kegels. Now the third thing that you can begin doing would be your Pelvic Tilts. Pelvic Tilts feels absolutely delicious after you get on having birth and the reason for that is that it really helps stretch those back muscles that might have been tight through out the end of your pregnancy, it helps strengthen the front part of your abdominal muscles really start engaging and retraining these abdominal muscles and the pelvic for muscle to get back ion shape. So I hope some of these tips could help, please remember that the sooner you start the sooner your body will respond with firm, tone muscles and exercising right after pregnancy, your goal is not to do strenuous exercise to start build your muscle but to build strength from the inside out and these conditioning exercises will get you on a really great start. I hope some of these tips have helped. Thank you very much for watching, have a great day from Kelly McBride and BabyEssentials.Com.

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