The Ante Natal care acts as an integrated guide to motherhood. Ante Natal classes can help the pregnant women and their families to prepare for labor, birth and parenthood. These classes make the pregnant women confident in dwelling with different situations during and after pregnancy.
Purpose of Ante Natal Classes:
Ante Natal exercises aims at preventing low back pain and enhancing physical and Psychological preparation for delivery by means of joint stretching and muscle strength.
Benefits of Ante Natal Classes:
There are numerous benefits of ante natal classes. The most important is the guidance and the knowledge that is given to the pregnant woman. She comes to know about child birth, the choice of delivery and mentally becomes strong for the time ahead. Most importantly ANC classes act as a platform for pregnant women to share their apprehensions and worries. Following are few of the important benefits:
Types of Exercises In Ante Natal Classes
Exercises, stretching and deep breathing are important in ANC Classes. They are also important to ensure that the pregnant woman is at ease. Exercises are also recommended to support the pelvic muscles and help relieve back pain.
Recommended Duration of ANC :150 – 300 minutes per week
Exercises and Activities To Be Avoided During Pregnancy