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Keep active during pregnancy

Published April 17, 2019 10.37am


Aqua natal is a fun and safe way to exercise your body and mind during pregnancy.

Aqua natal

Pregnant lady sitting on poolside

Take time out to bond with your baby and let our friendly and experienced instructors guide you through a range of exercises, suitable for pregnancy. The buoyancy of the water adds additional support, taking the weight off your feet.

Aqua natal is a great way to prepare your body for labour, with the added benefits of improving core stability, greater balance, better coordination and reduced back pain.    

Activities are suitable for all levels of abilities and you can start at any point during your pregnancy. 

Aqua natal is available at:

Chester-le-Street pool, Wednesday, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Newton Aycliffe pool, Monday, 11.00am - 11.45am and Saturday, 3.00pm - 3.45pm

Spennymoor pool, Thursday, 11.15am - 12.00 noon 

Advance booking is advisable, thrive card holders can book a class or activity online or you can visit the leisure centre. 

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