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Week 18: Abdominal Exercise

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Abdominal exercises are not safe during pregnancy.

Abdominal exercises are not safe during pregnancy.

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Certain abdominal exercises, like pelvic tilts, are safe during pregnancy. They may even help prevent a “sway back” posture as your uterus grows. But avoid any ab moves that involve lying on your back for more than a few minutes, such as crunches. Ask your doctor if you have any concerns about your exercise routine.

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Certain abdominal exercises, like pelvic tilts, are safe during pregnancy. They may even help prevent a “sway back” posture as your uterus grows. But avoid any ab moves that involve lying on your back for more than a few minutes, such as crunches. Ask your doctor if you have any concerns about your exercise routine.

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