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Pregnancy exercise

  1. 1. . WellnessPregnancyThe
  2. 2. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.What is awellness pregnancy?
  3. 3. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• pre-conception healthcareThere are two componentsto the wellness pregnancy• and pregnancy healthcare
  4. 4. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• Nutritional Lifestyle• Exercise Lifestyle• Choosing a WellnessPregnancy Provider• Chiropractic EducationPre-PregnancyRecommendations:
  5. 5. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.Exercise Lifestyle• Evaluate your activity level• What is your exerciseroutine and its duration?
  6. 6. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• What percentage of timedo you sit at work?• What are your activities athome: children, gardening,hobbies, television, etc?Home & Work Lifestyle
  7. 7. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• Walking program:- start with two times a week- 15 minutes at a time- at least a half mileExercise Recommendations
  8. 8. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• Goal:- four to five times a week- 45 minutes at a time- 3 miles at a timeExercise Recommendations
  9. 9. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• Stationarybicycle• Swimming andwater aquaticsOther Exercise Recommendations
  10. 10. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• Weight training• Yoga
  11. 11. .Top 5Steps for aHealthyPregnancy
  12. 12. .Number 5:Begin at thebeginning, seekpre-conceptionadvice.Better to prepareknowing that mostpregnancies are notdiscovered until6 to 8 weeks in.
  13. 13. .Number 4:Start by correctingsome easilycorrectablelifestyle activities.Daily WellnessVS.Fad-ness
  14. 14. .Number 3:Be adjusted fromConception toContraction.Best assurance fora healthy pregnancyand quality labor.
  15. 15. .Number 2:Turn toChiropractic fora unique ThirdTrimester check.Only Chiropracticoffers this:Webster Technique
  16. 16. NUMBER 1:The firstAdjustment isthe most Gentleand PowerfulAdjustmentof Life.
  17. 17. © 2005 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved.• www.icpa4kids.org where you can: sign up for the e-newsletter order Pathways magazine• www.mothering.com• www.babytalk.com• www.epregnancy.comRecommended Resources
  18. 18. What are your next steps?• Pick up all available literature,• Discuss this information with yourspouse, and• Make an appointment for yourwellness pregnancy consultation.
  19. 19. How to Contact Us…Gregson Health Chiropractic425 Winter StreetMadawaska, ME 04756P: (207) 436-1256www.GregsonHealth.comDrGregson@GregsonHealth.com

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