Active pregnant women could give birth without medical intervention: Study

ANI| Last Updated: May 29, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

London: A new study has revealed that women who indulge in more activities during pregnancy are more likely to give normal birth.

Kelly Morgan from Swansea University College of Medicine said that women are often anxious about the process of childbirth and the uncertainty of needing medical interventions but results have suggested that maintaining an active lifestyle during pregnancy is something all women who want complication-free pregnancies can take advantage of, the BBC reported.

Researchers found that women with low activity levels had twice as many deliveries assisted by forceps as compared to women with high activity levels.

The study was published in the international medical journal PLOS One.