Fit For Two
Exercise might be the last thing on your to-do list during pregnancy, but it can help lessen backache and fatigue. It will also ease your labor.
After your baby arrives, try to fit in some at-home workouts. Remember, the baby’s nap time can be your time. Among the many benefits of post-pregnancy exercise is faster return to your skinny jeans!
Always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise routine — Lisa Armstrong
Easy does it with the Prenatal Yoga Complete DVD. This one offers more than 24 customized yoga routines for pregnant women. $15.99, amazon.com
Reclaim your core with the Post-Pregnancy Pilates: An Essential Guide for a Fit Body after Baby by Karrie Adamany. $18.95, amazon.com
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The Oopa baby sling comes in silk, pique or chambray and uses aluminum rings to withstand weights far greater that you baby’s. $100 for silk, $85-$140 for pique and $85-$130 for chambray; 786.390.9579; oopababy.com
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Boxy Backpack $155;