Pregnant women should not exercise to exhaustion—but being fatigued is okay. Avoid forced, passive stretches, such as reaching for your toes. Pregnancy hormones make your joints looser, so overstretching—which can cause a muscle injury.
Our green veggies and fruits are an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, fiber, water and low in sugar. Their benefit to our overall health is extensive, however there are a few key ones that we should perhaps find ways into our diets more often.
At least 50% of pregnant women will experience back pain1-4, with many suffering from severe discomfort that impacts their activities of daily living. Pregnancy-related back pain can be multi-factorial and rarely only has one cause.