ActivNatal

EXERCISE mode is not used during pregnancy or within the first 6 weeks after childbirth.

Purpose ModeIntensity TimeHow often / when
Ante natal and post natal
Musculoskeletal pain relief RELIEVELow to medium Minimum 60 minutesOn demand
Muscle tension, stress RELIEVELow Several hoursOn demand
Circulation, swollen ankles RELIEVELow Minimum 60 minutesEach evening
Childbirth
Early labour RELIEVELow to medium Several hoursBefore you leave for hospital
Stage 1 labour to transition LABOURHigh - increase intensity with contraction Duration of contractionWith contraction
Post natal – 6 or more weeks after childbirth
Pelvic floor EXERCISE MODEStart low; gradually increase 20 to 30 minutesDaily
Abdominal Sheet EXERCISE MODEStart low; gradually increase 20 to 30 minutesDaily