Fitness and Wellbeing

Prenatal Bump to Baby Fit Pilates FAQ’s

When can I start the class?

As long as you are feeling well in yourself and your pregnancy isn’t countered as high risk then you are welcome to start the class at any stage in your pregnancy.

What do I need to bring?

Bring some water as it’s important to stay hydrated through your pregnancy and especially when you exercise. Bring a towel to use folded up as a pillow or support, can also bring pillows for support in side lying positions and relaxation. Lastly a gym ball on the first week of each month ( I have spares if you don’t have one).

What should I wear?

Please wear comfortable casual clothing that allows you to be flexible and move.

What is the cost?

The classes cost £59 for 6 weeks – there is no flexibility in the time. You will be given a payment card which will be initialled each week.

I have a friend that is interested in coming?

Please pass on the details of the class, there is a loyalty bonus of a £10 discount on your next booking.

I’ve heard so much different information about exercise in pregnancy, am I ok to work my abs now I’m pregnant?

Research shows that ladies who exercise in pregnancy helps

  • reduce the length of labour,
  • reduces the chance of having a Caesarean Section
  • reduce tiredness felt during pregnancy
  • relieve varicose veins
  • make it easier to carry the extra weight from pregnancy
  • improves muscle tome, strength and endurance
  • promotes a sense of well being
  • reduce feelings of stress, anxiety and depression
  • reduce the chance of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (diabetes that developsduring pregnancy)
  • reduce the risk of developing hypertension (high blood pressure).
  • reduce the risk of developing colon cancer and may reduce the risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

If you have gestational diabetes mellitus (diabetes that develops during pregnancy), exercise can help to improve your blood sugar levels.

Women who do not do recreational exercise during pregnancy may become unfit.