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A 25-year-old female asked:

I'm 12 weeks pregnant and sometimes walk 2 times a day, about a mile each time, around my neighborhood. helps with stress. is this too much walking?

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Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Sounds great: Exercise is a great to continue during your pregnancy. The amount of exercise you may do is directly related to your pre-pregnancy level of activity. Also depends on your previous risks -- have you had miscarriages before due to an incompetent cervix? I was still jogging a little at 32 wks pregnant with my youngest but couldn't do anything but walk during my twin pregnancy after 20 wks.

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