Disclaimer: This is an account of my experiences practicing martial arts during my first pregnancy. It is in no way intended as advice of any kind. Every pregnancy, and every individual is different. Before beginning or continuing any kind of exercise, a pregnant woman must consult her physician, as I did.




First Trimester:  Maxfield Parrish, "Pandora"
Second Trimester:  Alphonse Mucha, "Princess Hyacinth"
Third Trimester:  Piero della Francesca, "Madonna del Parto"