Recommended resources for Mums & Mums-to-Be
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.
For Pregnant Women
For Postnatal Women
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.
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.
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
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.