Walking with the pram? That's Pram-ercise!

Congratulations! You've mastered pregnancy, birth and hopefully remembered to put clean underwear on this morning!

In the midst of all that you've found time to exercise as well?! Super-mum!

Walking with the pram is classed as an ADL and it is one of the most highly recommended forms of exercise for mum's.


0 - 8 weeks Postnatal

Mild, non impact exercise such as walking with the buggy for 20 to 30 minutes is perfect for postnatal mum's in the first 6 weeks. Do this at least 3 times a week

8 weeks and onward Postnatal

Try to increase the speed, length and frequency of walks. 30 minutes each day, 5 times a week.


Always pay attention to correct handle height - your arms should be as close to a 90 degree angle as possible.

Posture - stand tall, shoulders relaxed, draw that belly button to the spine.

Getting out and about in the fresh air (sunshine or not!) is good for your physical AND mental health.

ADLsLucie Walker