Build Core and Pelvic Strength20 min
The muscles that stabilize the torso and pelvis/hips undergo rapid and dramatic during pregnancy and postpartum. Strengthening and creating balance and stability in these muscles is essential to preventing common pregnancy-related ailments such as low-back pain and hip/inner thigh weakness and instability. It is even better if you can start this routine before getting pregnant, so that you start with a solid foundation. Try doing it a few times a week for best results, or add it to your yoga class for more targeted strengthening.