Pregnant and Powerful
This is an individualized exercise program for patients in Edson, Whitecourt, and surrounding areas who would like guidance with exercise through pregnancy. Patients will be given education on the benefits of exercise through pregnancy as well as what to avoid to achieve health benefits and reduce some of the discomforts of pregnancy.
1 to 1 appointments are focused on lifestyle counselling, exercise prescription, and education. Patients will be scheduled for an initial consult including a fitness assessment to create a tailored plan.
A physician referral is required prior to participation in the Pregnant and Powerful program as medical clearance will need to be established.
Following delivery, once patients have been cleared for exercise, they are invited to return for an individualized exercise prescription.
A physician referral is required prior to participation in the Pregnant and Powerful program.
Physical activity can reduce your risk or help manage many pregnancy complications such as gestational diabetes and gestational hypertension, and improve low back and hip pain.
Contact your family doctor for a referral or call McLeod River Primary Care Network at (780) 723-2131 (Edson) or 780-779-0079 (Whitecourt) for more information or to register for this free program.