A new study reports that expecting mothers who keep themselves physically active tend to have children who love to keep themselves physically active. Maybe, the interest to workout starts in the womb!
So, this study says that the chances of your kid loving exercise increases if you keep yourself physically active from the time of conception through the stages of pregnancy.
The study was first conducted on mice. Yes, the offsprings of a group of mice that were kept active were more active. Researchers say that it increases the chances by 50%.
Also, when a child has a natural affinity towards physical activity, the scope of childhood obeisty will significantly reduce. Also, such kids will keep themselves healthy and active even in adult life.
Yes, the food habits of a mother matter a lot from the time of conception till the delivery day. In the same way, even activity levels matter throughout pregnancy.
Everything that parents do impact kids in some way or the other. So, choosing healthy way of life would ensure healthy children.
But wait, before trying to be physically active, it is important to consult a doctor to know how whether your health permits it. Also, working out in all stages of pregnancy may not be possible. Only your family doctor can give you an idea about how much exercise to take.