Size of birthing balls

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by brownhairedmom, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. brownhairedmom

    brownhairedmom Well-Known Member

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    I'm getting one today, just having a look online there now. How big are all of yours? I see some 55cm, 65m and 85cm. Which one!?
     
  2. XKatX

    XKatX Well-Known Member

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    I have the biger one, but thats because I am 6 foot tall!! The 65cm one is fine for an average adult.
    Not that I'm saying you're average Rae:rofl::blush:
     
  3. brownhairedmom

    brownhairedmom Well-Known Member

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    :rofl: I'm only 5'3 hah
     
  4. bibswy

    bibswy MUMMY OF 2!

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    i got a 65 cm one - don't know if i'll use it - my mate fell off hers while smashed on gas and air! My OH loves it though and tends to spill a lot of drinks whilst messing around on it!
    I'm 5 ft 4 and the 65cm is fine for me
     
  5. Sovereign

    Sovereign Well-Known Member

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    I'm 5ft 7 and i've got a 65 cm one.
     
  6. polo_princess

    polo_princess ♥ Brookes Mummy ♥

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    I've got 55cm one and i'm 5ft 6" and it does me fine!!
     
  7. Donna26

    Donna26 Well-Known Member

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    If you're over 5ft 6 it is recommended that you use the 75 cm- it is to do with the height of your pelvis compared to your knees, so if you're on a ball that is too small then your pelvis will be lower than your knees, thus not the best position for baby or fitness exercises.( I teach sports therapy!)
    I find that if you're on a ball that is slightly to small for you- sit more forward on it, rather than centre on it- and you should be able to get your pelvis higher.
    I have the biggest one too, as I am 6ft.
     
  8. Mervs Mum

    Mervs Mum Doula & Mum of 3!

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    Mine was 65cm - the ones at the bith centre were 55cm. I think its personal pref really. I like a nice big one....:shy:

    x
     
  9. helen1234

    helen1234 Well-Known Member

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    i'm going to get one didnt kow they come in different sizes. only been on one once in the gym and fell straight off the back so they scare me a bit, but they apperently once you get the hang of it are the best thing since sliced bread.
    from what stage do you use them?
    xx
     
  10. Dragonfly

    Dragonfly Mother of 4

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    I thought they where all one size lol I am just going with the argos £4.99 one as they are sending me a gift voucer for spending over £50 so may as well get it out of that. NO idea what size it is .
     

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