Hydrotherapy during pregnancy
Reduces swelling in the legs, ankles and feet. The hydrostatic pressure of water naturally increases circulation and decreases swelling in lower extremities.
According to some studies, less fetal heart rate changes occur during exertion during water exercise than land exercise.
Controlling pregnancy weight by keeping up with exercise during pregnancy is safe and suggested in order to help the weight come off faster after pregnancy.
Exercising in water versus land decreases the chance of falling. Water is a safety net and is the ideal environment to work out in.
Water therapy can help reduce back pain as a result of weight gain. The best way to avoid lower back pain is to strengthen muscles in your core and legs.