3 Moves for Effective Weight Control for Twin Moms!

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Some mothers-to-be are afraid of the loss of two fetus baby, make efforts to supplement the nutrition, the result of their own body shape not to say, the two fetus baby did not grow as expected. How do you regulate your body during pregnancy? Twin moms-to-be look down together.

01 What happens if you don’t control your weight during pregnancy

Insufficient weight gain during pregnancy for the mother-to-be can lead to growth restriction of the twins, low birth weight babies, preterm babies and other negative consequences. If the mother-to-be gains too much weight during pregnancy, she is prone to gestational diabetes and high blood pressure, and has a higher chance of back pain and varicose veins. In addition to this, excessive weight gain can easily cause a huge baby, which will make labor more difficult.

02It’s important to eat right.

Early pregnancy: Choose light, less oily, easy-to-digest foods, eat small, frequent meals, and require an additional 0.4 mg of folic acid.
Middle and late pregnancy: add 200 grams of dairy products per day to the previous diet. Consume animal blood or liver products 1-2 times a week. Consume seaweed vegetables at least once a week.

033 Moves for Effective Weight Control

First of all, it is important to note that a mom-to-be cannot exercise during pregnancy if she meets any of the following conditions.
● Gestational diabetes
● Gestational hypertension
● Heart disease
● Placenta previa
● Bleeding throughout pregnancy
● High risk group for preterm labor
● Abnormal or delayed fetal development
Mothers-to-be who are pregnant with twins have to pay more attention to the growth and development of the fetus compared to single mothers, so it is recommended to consult with your obstetrician and choose the right exercises for you according to your actual situation. The following 3 mid-pregnancy body shaping movements, also need to be measured, it is best to be carried out with the help of doctors and family members.

1. Backward stretching
Training method:
Kneel on the floor, bend over, arms straight on the ground, and shoulder width; slowly backward bowed body, head down toward the knee direction, hands straight forward; maintain a few seconds, and then slowly return to the beginning of the kneeling position. Repeat 5 to 10 times.

2、Side support
Training method:
Lie on your left side, support your body with your left forearm, lean your left shoulder directly on your left elbow and kneel on the floor, and lean your right hand on your body; maintain this position for a few seconds, then lean down to the floor; repeat 5 to 10 times; switch to the other side and repeat for 5 to 10 times.

3、Pressing the back
Training method:
Standing, back against the wall, feet open and shoulder width, a few centimeters from the wall; lower back pressure against the wall, maintain a few seconds; repeat 5 to 10 times.

Twin moms-to-be, exercise in moderation during pregnancy. If there is also dizziness, nausea, chest pain, abnormal fetal movement, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, etc., please seek medical attention at the first opportunity.

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