There was a time when pregnant women were encouraged to avoid physical activity. Fortunately, attitudes towards pregnancy have changed and medical experts now recommend regular physical activity as part of a healthy pregnancy (Government of Canada, 2007).
The University of Western Ontario is doing a lot of great research at their Exercise and Pregnancy Lab.
Questions on Physical Activity?
Call the Physical Activity Promoter at the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit at 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623. Active bodies need to be well fed. Check out the Nutrition and Healthy Eating section of our website.
Last updated October 2012.