About the UFIT Pre-natal Program
Pre-Natal Services at UFIT
UFIT’s Pre-natal team of Physiotherapists, Pilates instructors and massage therapists are specialists in the management of pregnancy-related aches and pains including:
Lower back pain
Upper back and neck pain
Pubic symphysis dysfunction
Carpal tunnel syndrome
UFIT’s Women’s Health Physio can also see you for a pelvic floor muscle assessment to ensure that you avoid issues such as incontinence and back pain in the later stages of your pregnancy and the post-natal period.
If you’d like to meet the team of physios, massage therapists, nutritionists, psychologists and Pilates instructors why not sign up for UFIT’s Prenatal Program? The 4-week program focuses on keeping the soon-to-be mum happy and healthy in pregnancy with talks and practical sessions from our women’s health physio, a psychologist, nutritionist, meditation instructor and yoga teacher.
Here's what's included:
Weekly seminars with experts from Nutrition, Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, and Psychology to educate and answer your questions on what is best for you, for your body, and your baby on your pre-natal journey
Weekly group exercise classes led by our experienced team of physios, yoga teachers, and trainers
One personal training session with an ante-natal qualified trainer (Usually valued from SGD 133.75 to SGD 187.25)
A meditation session to help you keep calm and focused
A pelvic floor muscle assessment with a Women’s Health Physiotherapist (Usually valued at SGD 139.10)
Face to face and online support with others on the same journey to parenthood.
Date: Each Saturday from 6 - 27 October
Time: 9am to 11am
Cost: $450 (for 4 weeks)
Location: UFIT Central Office #10-05 at 6 Raffles Quay
The workshops are an opportunity for you to learn, to ask questions of our experts, and to discuss with your fellow attendees your own experiences. We encourage as much interaction as possible!
Session 1: Exercise in Pregnancy
Exercise is a very important part of having a healthy pregnancy! Learn the effects of exercise on your body during pregnancy, the best approach, and things to avoid over the next 9 months from our Pre and Postnatal qualified trainer, Holly.
Session 2: The Changing Body in Pregnancy
Our pre-natal specialist physiotherapist Kelly will explain the physical changes that are taking place in your body and how to manage pregnancy related aches and pains. She will also explain the importance of training your pelvic floor during pregnancy, why it is important, and how to do it effectively.
Session 3: Nutrition in Pregnancy
In this first workshop with our nutritionist we discuss the important nutrition guidelines you should be following to keep both yourself and your baby in the healthiest place possible. We also discuss which foods to avoid, and you can finally find out why!
Session 4: Mental Preparation for Childbirth
This session is designed to help expecting mums go through the process of their big event with an optimal state of mind and less stress, fear, and anxiety. In this session Jay-Lee will share details on the empowering process of collaborating with a performance psychologist for birth preparation, with a focus on tools such as, adaptive mind-set training.
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What is Pre-Natal Yoga?
Pregnancy and labour is most certainly a marathon not a sprint and prenatal yoga helps to prepare a woman, both mentally and physically, by toning important birth muscles, developing strength, flexibility & stamina and encouraging emotional well being & stress management through breath work. A woman who is in the best possible shape during this period will most likely limit common pregnancy complaints and recover faster after the bub has arrived. It is also important to recognise that prenatal yoga is more than just a “yoga class”, but also a place for relaxation, mindfulness and birth preparation.
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