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Why is rest important in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Need more info: Some women are placed on bed rest for specific problems they may have in pregnancy. It is important to exercise while pregnant to keep your stamina up. Follow your body's signals and rest if you are feeling tired.
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Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 27 years experience
Two lives: Rest allows growth of tissues and allows for the remarkable change in anatomy and physiology of the mother and the growth of the baby from 2 cells to billions ...Good diet is necessary as well.
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Last updated Apr 21, 2014

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