2nd Trimester

Tuesday & Thursday

Contact us for times

Location:Studio (474 Klarvatten Lake Wynd, Edmonton)

$110/month (Register for BOTH Tuesday & Thursday)
$60/ month (Register for Tuesdays only)
$60/ month (Register for Thursdays only)

Strong legs and toned arms are all still possible while pregnant! This prenatal fitness class we will focus more on strength training, light cardiovascular endurance, core and pelvic floor exercises to get your body ready for labour and post - baby. Pregnancy education will occur during each class.  Topics such as nutrition, sleep, hormone changes, and proper exercises for pregnancy will be discussed!  These classes are educational and a great way to meet other mama to be!!

 

** Modifications are given for each exercise based on the participant's fitness and comfort level **

 **Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle to each class**

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR PARMED-X FOR PREGNANCY FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN THE FITNESS CLASS

Second Trimester:  Week 14-27

Did you know...

  • Average weight gain is about 12 lbs this trimester (will vary depending if you were underweight or overweight at the start of your pregnancy)
  • You should only intake an extra 300 calories per day (i.e. bowl of cereal and low – fat milk; glass of milk and banana)
  • You will experience less morning sickness
  • You might need to start shopping for a new wardrobe
  • You may have symptoms of heartburn, constipation, leg cramps, sensitive gums, spider or varicose veins, skin changes, hemorrhoids, breast enlargement
  • You might feel more energetic
  • Between 14 – 27 weeks your baby will measure around 3.5 – 15 inches from crown to rump and weighs  between 1 oz – 2 lbs
  • You could find out the sex of your baby with you first ultrasound around 20 weeks
  • You will start to feel your baby move
  • Your baby can yawn and hiccup
  • Your baby’s senses are starting to develop: taste, smell, sight, and hear
  • You can hear your baby’s heartbeat with a Doppler
  • Your baby’s skeleton develops bones
  • Your baby can make sucking noises
  • Your baby’s fingerprints and footprints start to form
  • The amount of blood in your body has increased by about 50 percent during your first and second trimester
  • You may have the following tests done: Quad Screening Test and Glucose Screening

** Contact your health care provider if you are concerned with any of the symptoms you are experiencing***