A 36-year-old member asked:
Are there safe ways to exercise my abdominal muscles in pregnancy?
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Urogynecology 28 years experience
6.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: Almost all core-strengthening exercises are safe during pregnancy. Theoretically you don't want to be flat on your back in the 3rd trimester (better partially reclined or turned slightly to one side). Yoga is a good way. These efforts will help you throughout your pregnancy, lessening back pain, preparing you for childbirth, and toting around a baby afterwards.
6.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 26, 2019
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