5 myths about exercise during pregnancy

Overall, working out while pregnant can help you have a healthier experience. It’s time to stop believing this outdated advice. Photo: Pexels

(Jillian Wilson/ Huffington Post) –– When it comes to pregnancy, there are a lot of rules. Many of them are necessary for the safety of you and your baby, while others have been disproven time and time again.

Many of those myths are about exercise. When it comes to working out when you’re pregnant, there are many falsehoods that are almost gospel ― and that may keep pregnant folks from exercising in the way that’s best for them.

Exercise is an important part of most people’s pregnancy journey. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, working out during pregnancy results in lower incidences of preterm birth, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and more.

Below, experts share the biggest myths when it comes to pregnancy and fitness. (…)