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Links to recommended resources for professionals

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We've included links to a range of resources that you might find helpful. We're also keen to hear about your work in the field.

Please drop us a line if you

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We have produced a series of activity-based resources packed with advice and top tips to support an active journey through pregnancy and beyond.

They can be downloaded and printed them for FREE. They are also a useful tool for starting conversations about activity.

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We've worked with Dr Claire Spearing to produce two short

videographics based on the United Kingdom's Chief Medical Officers'

guidelines, designed specifically for pregnant and postnatal women.

We'd love you to share them. If you are interested in hosting these 

on your website or perhaps even displaying them in your waiting rooms,

please drop us an email to request.

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We can also keep you informed if and when we update them.

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This Mum Moves was an initiative developed by ukactive in collaboration with a range of expert partners passionate about empowering pregnant and postnatal women to lead healthy and active lives.

The APF now lead the initiative and we are working alongside the Institute of Health Visiting to deliver CPD accredited professional training,

as well as continuing to inspire and empower mums and mums-to-be. 

Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and, as a result, inspire our nation to become more active.

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The ultimate resource to help healthcare professionals

integrate physical activity conversations into routine clinical care.

Consultation Guides:

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Sport England are working towards an active nation where everyone feels able to do sport and physical activity, no matter their age, background or gender.

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The aim of this guidance is to advise how to best support an Athlete’s pregnancy fairly and appropriately, providing recommendations to support an Athlete during their pregnancy, and for when they return to training and competition post-childbirth.

Guidance Documents

The #ReadyforPregnancy and #ReadyforParenthood campaigns are a collaboration of local maternity systems from across the South East region, working with the shared objective to raise awareness of how women’s health when they get pregnant affects them and their baby, not only throughout their pregnancy, but also at birth.

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e-Learning for Healthcare deliver a range of programmes

developed in collaboration with organisations including Royal Colleges, Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England and

NHS Improvement and Public Health England 

Modules

Anyone can sign up for the following e-learning modules

Sport and physical activity for people with mental health problems; a tookit for the sports sector

Mind has developed a toolkit to help make your services more accessible to people with mental health problems. 

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NICE's role is to improve the outcomes for people using the NHS and  other public health and social care services.

Guidance on the following topics

British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES)

The BASES Expert Statement on Pregnant and Postnatal Athletes,

produced on behalf of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences by Dr Marlize De Vivo, Dr Lou Atkinson, Gráinne Donnelly, Prof Kirsty Elliot-Sale, Chloe Hillyar, Sarah Rand, Dr Claire-Marie Roberts and The Active Pregnancy Foundation.

The Statement highlights current guidelines, areas where further evidence and consensus is needed, and the multi-disciplinary approach necessary to effectively support athletes with their health, training, and performance goals during and after pregnancy.

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