Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Hi ... I increased my walking time from half an hour to 1 hour in morning and half an hour in evening.. i feel some pain in lower abdomen.. should i reduce my walking time... Im 29 weeks pregnant
Answer: Hello! Mild pain in the abdomen is common. It is mainly due to the growing baby which puts pressure on the muscles and the ligaments. As for reducing of walk timing, I would suggest you to go as per your body. If you are fine and there is no problem you can continue walking as you are doing.
Question: Which is the best time for walking? Is one hour walking is enough?
Answer: According to experts, just 150 minutes of walking in a week yields loads of benefits for pregnant women. You can even break your 150-minute target as per your convenience.
Benefits of walking
Regular walking during pregnancy reduces the risks of miscarriage, birth defects, still birth, gestational diabetes etc.Being active keeps your body healthy and fit to endure the physical challenges of pregnancy, labour pain and child birth.Walking keeps your heart strong and muscles toned. It provides the strength to carry the weight of your growing baby.It helps you to have an easy and short labour without any complications.It relieves you from constipation, helps you sleep better and concentrate on everyday work.It prevents excess weight gain by burning calories. Although it is slow compared to other exercises, walking is safe and risk free.With regular practice, walking helps to lose weight after childbirth.It helps to kick off depression, mood swings and emotional stress.
Question: Am 7 months pregnant, and I still travel to office. My office is around 26.5 kms one side .. almost an hour in the morning and evening one hour .. Is travelling fine at this point of time .
Answer: It is better to take rest after ur 7 months.. Since u will be having baby bump its not safe to travel