Thursday, April 10, 2008

More evidence that prenatal exercise is a big win-win

Yahoo! News reports the findings of a recent study on maternal exercise. Dr. Linda E. May, one of the researchers involved with the study, explains:

"When the mom exercises during pregnancy, the unborn baby gets the same type of training effect that you would see in an adult - so you see the lower heart rate and also improved heart rate variability, which is evidence of improvements in the nervous system of the heart."

"Maternal exercise may be the earliest intervention to improve the heart of children and possibly the best."

Click HERE to check it out!

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