6 Mother and Baby Sports Movements
Who has just given birth to a mother, who says that after having a baby, you can’t exercise? Do not worry, Little does not need to be entrusted anyway. Just exercise together. There are many sports movements that can be done at home or in the park with the baby.
Various things that must be faced by Mother every day, such as difficulty sleeping, homework piling up and crying Little, may make exercise the last thing you want to do. Take it easy, exercise does not have to be done by going out of the house or joining a fitness club, Bun!
Move With Your Little One
Simple movements at home can help tighten muscles, lose weight, as well as make Mother can have fun without leaving the child. Here are a few moves you can try:
1. Squat with the baby
Carry your little one with a sling in front of your body. Stand and open your feet shoulder width apart. While inhaling, lower your body like you want to sit, until your knees bend 90 degrees. Enter the stomach, back straight, concentrate on the heel. Exhale while standing back to its original position. Repeat in 3 sessions, 12 times each.
2. Move the baby
Sit with the baby on your lap, facing the Mother. Then, bend your knees toward your chest and place your feet on the floor. Lean your body slightly back so that your body is shaped like a V. Slowly move the baby to the right side of the waist. Hold for a few moments, then move to the left side of the body.
3. Pick up the baby
Repeat the position above, but this time by bending and lifting the legs to form a 90 degree angle. Slowly lift the baby and let him sit on your knees. Hold for five times inhale and exhale. Then repeat 2 more times after a 30-second break.
4. Walk by pushing the baby stroller
Walking in the park while pushing the stroller with Little One in it, including sports too you know, Mother. In order to burn more calories, you can stop every few minutes. Then after locking the stroller brakes, Mother can perform several movements, such as jumping jacks or jumping while opening feet shoulder-width apart and hands up. Do it for about 30 seconds. Continue walking while pushing the stroller, then stop and do other movements, such as squats.
5. Kegel exercises while holding the baby
Kegel exercises can be done even while holding the baby. While sitting, tighten the pelvic muscles down. This movement can be done in a position as if you want to stop the flow of urine during urination. Hold for 3 seconds, then relax 3 seconds again. Repeat up to 10 times, 3 times a day.
6. On his stomach with the baby in the presence of the Mother
Lie on your stomach. Position your child in front of the mother. Fold both hands in front, place under the chin. Lift your legs and lower legs up, until the knees form a 90 degree angle. Slowly, lift the thigh from the floor, with your knees still bent. Hold for up to 20 seconds. Repeat 3-5 times.
But Mother must remember, these movements can be done with the Little Mother when she can sit up straight, Bun.
In addition to exercising alone with your child, you can also try exercising with your partner or other mothers. That way, Mother can take turns with a partner or friend to look after the baby. If the baby is old enough, swimming can also be a fun sport for you and a new experience for your little one.
There are various benefits of exercise for new mothers, including helping to reduce the risk of depression after giving birth. In addition, mothers who are fit and strong will have more energy to care for children. So, don’t delay to exercise with your baby to stay healthy, Mother.