Many wish pregnant mothers from swimming during pregnancy, but feared some of them of the risks that may occur from the practice so Aazven them, in contrast to a report published in the site Dkrhealthbenefits , the benefits obtained by the mothers when practicing this exercise during pregnancy arduous period.
Among the most prominent health benefits of swimming during pregnancy are the following:
1. Enhance physical fitness
Swimming during pregnancy uses all the muscles in your body and thus increases the flow of oxygen throughout your body, helping you to improve your fitness.
2. Mood improvement
Swimming for 30 minutes helps improve your mood and increase happiness hormones, especially since pregnancy increases your feelings of stress and anxiety.
3. Improve bone and joint health
Swimming is a low-impact activity, so it can help improve your bone health, prevent osteoporosis, and strengthen joints during pregnancy.
4. Prevention of ankle and foot swelling
Submerging your extremities in water helps push fluids from your tissues back into your veins, and helps circulation to prevent blood from pooling in your lower extremities.
5. Prevention of overheating
Pregnancy contributes to an increase in the respiratory rate and you start to sweat with less effort, which is one of the many ways the body adapts to protect the fetus from overheating, and swimming helps you control the temperature levels in your body.
6. Reduce nausea
Swimming helps to relax the muscles and reduce the pain caused by the extra weight in your abdomen.
7. Increase your stamina
Swimming during pregnancy contributes to the development of blood circulation, and increases muscle tension and strength.
8. Protecting the child from neurological problems
Swimming may help protect the baby from hypoxia, a neurological problem that the fetus may be exposed to.