Exercising While Pregnant Gives Newborns a Real Head Start
Many doctors suggest that women take it easy during their pregnancies. However, being active might actually be the best thing for newborn noggins. New research shows that as little as 20 minutes of exercise, three times a week, is enough to give their babies a head start in brain development.
Scientists at the University of Montreal wondered if the benefits of exercise for cognition might transfer from mother to baby.