Resources

Recommended resources for Mums & Mums-to-Be

Mum and Baby Yoga

We've included links to a range of resources that you might find helpful.

If you need to find out more, then do head over to Any Questions?

 

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

You can download and print them for FREE, and we recommend you take them

to your healthcare appointments if you have any additional questions.

Ask your healthcare professional about the UK Chief Medical Officers’ Physical Activity 

You may wish download them and take them along to your appointment. Many GPs and midwives have not seen the new guidelines, and it will give you an opportunity to discuss them.

Guidelines:

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This Mum Moves

This Mum Moves is 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.

British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) is a multi-media portal that provides original research, reviews and debate relating to clinically-relevant aspects of sport and exercise medicine, including physiotherapy, physical therapy and rehabilitation.

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Contraindications

CIMSPA

Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & 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.

This resource has been created to help healthcare professionals talk about physical activity, but there is also great information for you!

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The Guild of Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Instructors

Guild members are fully qualified pregnancy and postnatal exercise instructors who keep their knowledge regularly updated.

The #ReadyforPregnancy and #ReadyforParenthood campaigns is a unique collaboration of local maternity systems from across the South East region.

 

They work 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.

Ready for Pregnancy

The link takes you to the 'English' language version of the booklet. Other languages are available HERE

Ready for Parenthood

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In collaboration with Happy Parents. Happy Baby., we've produced a

FREE to download leaflet packed with Tops Tips to support you

if you choose to be active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SheRACES was founded by Sophie Power, an ultrarunner, mum of 3, Women in Sport trustee and APF ambassador. The campaign aims to get women onto the start line by supporting race directors to make their events as accessible and inclusive as possible – holding the female competition in equal regard. 

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