Physical activity by pregnant athletes appears safe and does not increase the risk of pre-term labour

Physical activity by pregnant athletes appears safe and does not increase the risk of pre-term labour

A review of the literature demonstrates continued exercise during pregnancy appears to be safe for both the mother and their baby - and does not increase the risk of pre-term labour. There is however a general lack of evidence relating to the effects of exercise, especially training at an elite level, on a pregnant player [...]