Exercise during Pregnancy Gives Newborn Brain Development a Head Start (3 of 3) (video) University of Montreal Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption As little as 20 minutes of moderate exercise three times per week during pregnancy enhances the newborn child's brain development, according to researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine children's hospital. This head-start could have an impact on the child's entire life. Broadcast quality video is available at the following link (2GB): https://www.dropbox.com/s/x92w7k9xg3xc8ns/Activitephysique-grossesse.mov. Credit Universite de Montreal Usage Restrictions Identify source as "Universite de Montreal" or "University of Montreal." Watermark may be removed if the source is otherwise identified. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.