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Table 1 Expectations of the women in the water aerobics group, their perception of the benefits obtained and the difficulties found in attending classes, according to evaluations performed at 28 and 36 weeks of pregnancy.

From: Water exercises and quality of life during pregnancy

  Baseline 28 Weeks 36 Weeks
Expectations    
Improve physical well-being 71 56 25
Improve the baby's physical well-being 19 4 10
Make childbirth easier 19 30 65
Help keep in shape/control weight 19 - -
Perception of benefits - 91 90
No difficulty in attending classes - 74 60
Total number of women 31 23 20
  1. Data expressed as percentages.