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Why Pilates Can Help Prepare you For Labor

November 19th, 2015 | By: Tasha Lawton
Eight ways Pilates can prepare you for labor and delivery - and keep you fit too.

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Why Pilates Can Help Prepare you For Labor

Not only is Pilates a safe exercise to do during pregnancy, it is also designed around eight core principles that benefit pregnant women in particular. Here’s how doing Pilates can help you feel better and stronger as your pregnancy progresses, while also helping you prepare for an easier labor and delivery.

Pilates Improves Concentration

Doing Pilates helps you learn to focus your mind on exactly what your body is doing and which parts of your body are engaged – a pretty useful skill to have when you’re giving birth. Pilates brings an awareness that helps with labor and prevents injuries because your “quality” of movement is enhanced.