Is it Safe to Exercise on my Back during Pregnancy?

The controversy about supine exercise lies in a condition called Supine Hypotensive Syndrome during which the pregnant uterus compresses the inferior vena cava and restricts blood flow returning to the heart of the mother.

Abdominal Doming or Coning

Poorly managed pressure during an exercise can push out against that vulnerable linea alba creating a dome shape that appears as a ridge down the center of the belly. That is what we are watching out for.