Find Your Active

Check out our activity-based resources packed with advice and top tips to support you on your active journey through pregnancy and beyond

Aquanatal, Cycling, Dancing, Home Workouts, Personal Training, Pilates, Resistance Training, Running, Swimming, Yoga, Swimming, Walking

At last, some clear and friendly guides to help you navigate through your active pregnancy!

 

With so much confusing information online, it is difficult to know where to turn for trustworthy advice and guidance.

If you are unsure about whether your usual activities are safe and suitable, you want to start getting more active, or try something different at this stage in your life, why not check out our ‘Find Your Active’ resources. Written in collaboration with experts, in the context of the national guidance, you can now access top tips and do’s/don’ts to guide you through your chosen activities during pregnancy and beyond.

APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-11.jpg
Screenshot 2021-11-11 at 13.01.11.png
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-07.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-08.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-03.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-10.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-01.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-02.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-05.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-06.jpg
APF SportEngland Cover Pages F2-04.jpg

Acknowledgments

Editors

Dr Marlize De Vivo & Sally Kettle

Deputy Editors

Dr Stephanie Hanley & Dr Medbh Hillyard

Funding

Sport England & The National Lottery

Design

Tessa Blanshard-Phibbs - KeepMePost'd

Collaborators

Dr Lou Atkinson, Pre- & Postnatal Instructor, Lecturer in Psychology – Aston University

Lauren Allen, Pre- & Postnatal Instructor, Owner – Strong as a Mum

Vikki Barrett, Midwife

Ali Beckman, Technical Director – Puddle Ducks

Katy Bedson, Pre- & Postnatal Pilates Instructor, Owner – Pilates with Katy

Emma Brockwell, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Owner - PhysioMum

Dr Shefali Christopher, Sports Physical Therapist, Assistant Professor – Elon University

Lisa Corrigan, Pre- & Postnatal Yoga Teacher, Assistant Professor - Trinity College Dublin

Caroline Crowe, Pre- & Postnatal Instructor, Owner – Formula Fitness

Beth Davies, Pelvic Health Fitness Coach, Owner – Beth Davies Coaching

Grainne Donnelly, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Owner – Absolute Physio

Lori Forner, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Owner – Lori Forner

Vicky Gilroy, Registered Children’s Nurse, Health Visitor – Institute of Health Visiting

Hollie Grant, Pre- & Postnatal Pilates Instructor, Owner – Pilates PT

Bernice Littleboy, Pre- & Postnatal Instructor, Owner – B-FIT Ascot

Tisian Lynskey-Wilkie, Midwife, Owner - HydroBumps

Lucy McCrudden, Dance Specialist, Founder – Dance Mama

Clodagh McGlynn, Pre- & Postnatal Instructor, Owner – Sculpt Strong

Alice Morgan, Public Health Nurse, Health Visitor, Pre- & Postnatal Pilates Instructor – AM Pilates

Caitlin O’Neill Gutierrez, Director – Blaze Trails

Sophie Power, Ultra Runner, Trustee – Women in Sport

Christina Prevett, Physiotherapist, Co-Creator – The Barbell Mamas

Liz Sheridan, Pre- & Postnatal Pilates Instructor, Owner - BellyTots

Alice Tourell North, Personal Trainer, Strength & Conditioning Coach – Surrey Sports Park

Kellie Willie, Registered Nurse, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Owner – Fit Your Life

Images

This Girl Can Supporters Hub, Latched, Mother FitRMARM Photography Competition, iStock by Getty Images

These resources are free to use and download, but if you like the work of the APF, and would like to see more of this, please consider donating.

Want to find out more?

Baby Icon
Medical Cross Icon