Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 28 March 2011 Weight training safe for pregnant women Despite doctors' reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity programme is safe and beneficial. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Despite decades of doctors' reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new University of Georgia study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity programme is safe and beneficial. Increase strength during pregnancy NEXT ON HEALTH24X A naughty, mean child might be hiding a psychological condition 2020-08-07 16:45 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Lockdown: Scientists looked at personality traits to understand why some defy the rules Medical Swine coronavirus could jump to people, researchers warn Medical TB treatment time cut by a third News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan Medical How Covid-19 affects those with rare immune disorders and what it means for the rest of us Medical Mothers underestimate how useful Kegel exercises are for incontinence during and after childbirth Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.