The Best Prenatal Fitness Apps & Sites

Nowadays, we’re always on the go, and going to an actual exercise class can be difficult. But it’s also not necessary. That’s because there’s now a plethora of apps and websites that can help you work out from the comfort of your own home -- even if you’re pregnant! That’s right, whether you don’t want to do a full class or don’t feel comfortable around fitness aficionados, you can now choose from a range of platforms to get you and your bump sweaty.

Here are 3 websites and 3 apps that will allow you to stay healthy and fit during pregnancy (and beyond). As always, check with your healthcare provider before starting any fitness regimen during pregnancy.


1. Body Love Pilates

Founded by a mama for other mamas, this NYC based studio has started streaming online videos with dedicated prenatal and postpartum workouts designed to help guide women during this special time. You can first test them out for free and then for $25 per month, you will receive new content weekly, tailored body challenges and extensive information and education through their over 300 videos.

2. Yogaglo

This website has been around for a long time and has always brought the best yoga teachers onto your computer screen. In addition to offering meditation and workouts ranging in length from 5 to 90 minutes, Yogaglo also has dedicated prenatal and postpartum workouts that target all body parts that can be affected during this time. For $19 per month, you gain access to over 4,000 videos of content.

3. Barre3

This popular barre workout is the perfect addition to yoga and pilates, building strength in the body during and post pregnancy. And with their online workouts, you can do guided pre and post-natal classes from the convenience of your home. A subscription will get you access to 300 videos, nutrition support and expert guidance for a price of $25-$29 per month.


1. Aaptiv

Aaptiv allows you to train on the go all over the world. While you can choose running, elliptical and other cardio workout, it also incorporates dedicated prenatal workouts and postpartum workouts that you can do along with your baby. For as little as $9.99 per month, you can stream all these workouts straight from your phone and transition into and out of pregnancy easily.

2. Peloton Cycling

If you love spinning, you’ll probably love Peloton. This app comes with a bit of a higher price tag since you will need to invest in a spin bike to set up at home. But once you commit to that, your pre and post-natal cardio will be taking place at home while following a live class in the studio or pre-recorded classes off the app. In addition to cycling, the app offers advice in how to tone, strengthen and stretch too for $12.99 per month.

3. ClassPass

While not technically a workout app, ClassPass will let you choose from so many workout classes and gym times that there is no excuse not to make it. Whether you aqua cycle, go to a prenatal yoga class, swim for an hour or attend a class postpartum, you can mix it up and never be bored with one workout again -- starting at $45 per month.

Photography by Stylish & Hip Kids for Well Rounded.

When expecting a baby, there is a lot you can test-run in advance: Take that stroller around the block. Go for a spin with the car seat secured in place. Learn how to use the baby carrier with help from a doll. But breastfeeding? It's not exactly possible to practice before baby's arrival.

The absence of a trial makes it all the more important to prepare in other ways for breastfeeding success—and it can be as simple as adding a few of our lactation aiding favorites to your registry.

MilkBliss chocolate chip soft baked lactation cookies

MilkBliss lactation cookies

Studies have shown the top reason women stop breastfeeding within the first year is because they are concerned about their milk supply being enough to nourish baby. Consider MilkBliss Lactation Cookies to be your secret weapon. Not only are they wholesome and delicious, but they were formulated specifically for breastfeeding moms based on the science of galactagogues—also known as milk boosters. They also come in peanut butter and wild blueberry flavors.


Evereden multi-purpose healing balm

Evereden multipurpose healing balm

Also up there on the list of reasons women stop breastfeeding: the toll the early days can take on nipples. Made from just five ingredients, this all natural healing balm is ideal for soothing chafed nipples, making for a much more comfortable experience for mama as her body adjusts to the needs of a breastfeeding baby.


Lansinoh milk storage bags

Lansinoh milk storage bags

For a breastfeeding mama, there are few things more precious and valuable than the milk she worked so hard to pump—and it's the stuff of nightmares to imagine it spilling out in the fridge. With these double-sealed milk storage bags, you can be assured your breastmilk is safe and sound until baby needs it.


Belly Bandit bandita nursing bra

Belly Bandit bandita nursing bra

Nursing a baby is a 24/7 job, which calls for some wardrobe modifications. Because Belly Bandit specializes in making things more comfortable for the postpartum mama, they've truly thought of every detail—from the breathable fabric to the clips that can be easily opened with one hand.


boob-ease soothing therapy pillows

Boob Ease soothing therapy pillows

For nursing moms, duct can quickly become a four-letter word when you suspect it's getting clogged. By keeping these soothing breast pillows in your breastfeeding arsenal, you can immediately go on the defense against plugged milk ducts by heating the pads in the microwave or cooling them in the freezer.


Belly Bandit perfect nursing tee

Belly Bandit perfect nursing tee

A unfortunate reality of nursing is that it can really seem to limit the wardrobe options when you have to think about providing easy, discrete access. But by adding functional basics to your closet, you can feel confident and prepared for breastfeeding on the go.


Bebe au Lait premium cotton nursing cover

Bebe au Lait cotton nursing cover

Nursing in public isn't every mama's cup of tea. But babies can't always wait until you've found a private place to get down to business if that's your preference. That's where a nursing cover comes in handy. This one is made from premium cotton and features a patented neckline that allows for airflow and eye contact even while you're covered.


Lactation Lab basic breastmilk testing kit

Lactation Lab breastmilk testing kit

Curious to learn more about the liquid gold you're making, mama? The testing kit from Lactation Labs analyzes your breast milk for basic nutritional content like calories and protein, as well as vitamins, fatty acids and environmental toxins to help boost your breastfeeding confidence.


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