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To ensure healthy Mother & Baby

The UK’s Chief Medical officers (England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland) have jointly released new advice on physical activity for expectant mothers - believed to be the first of its kind in the world.

The new recommendations aim to reduce issues such as obesity, diabetes and other health concerns during pregnancy. The latest evidence suggests pregnant women should carry out around 150 minutes of ‘moderate intensity’ activity every week.  This is described as ‘activity that makes you breathe faster’ while still being able to hold a conversation.
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WAG:  UK Chief Medical Officers issue advice for health professionals on physical exercise during pregnancy

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