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BabyFit is proud to partner with Catherine Cram as one of our Resident Maternal Fitness Experts. Below you can learn more about her company.

Comprehensive Fitness Consulting, LLC
Providing Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Information to Healthcare Professionals
7116 Spring Hill Drive, Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: (608) 831-8173
Fax: (608) 831-2766

Comprehensive Fitness Consulting, (CFC) specializes in providing the most current pre- and postnatal fitness information and certification programs to healthcare and fitness professionals. The following prenatal and postpartum fitness materials are available through CFC. Please call or email for more information, pricing or to place an order.

Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Certificate Correspondence Course
The "Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Design" certificate course was updated by Maternal Fitness Expert, Catherine Cram, MS in 2003 and includes the latest maternal fitness research, guidelines and exercise techniques. This comprehensive course includes: training manual, test materials, course certificate and continuing education credits for most fitness organizations. Course Content includes:
  • Current research on maternal exercise and references, updated January 2003
  • Physiological and biomechanical changes of pregnancy and postpartum
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist guidelines, updated 2002
  • Contraindications for exercise
  • Extensive strength and flexibility training photos and instruction
  • Exercise design for pregnant and postpartum women
  • Warning signs and symptoms for pre-and postnatal women
  • Modifications for each trimester
  • Nutritional recommendations
  • Exercise design for water and land aerobics programs
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Health screening, medical clearance and exercise monitoring forms
  • Handouts for class use

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"There are many exercise demos in the resource center and many of them don't require anything but the floor or a wall. Some use a fitness ball that you can purchase at a local store. Be sure to check out the exerises in the resource center for helpful ideas as well as instructions.
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"what if this stuff is just not available to you.. i haven't seen a gym in my country that caters to fitness in pregnancy... that leaves me at a disadvantage then.. what am i to do?" -- LURING
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