A 42-year-old member asked:
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i like yoga to relax, but is it too high strain and dangerous while pregnant?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: There are different types of yoga. During pregnancy try to stay with the one which concentrates on more stretching and meditation. Keep your heart rate below 140 beats per minute, or blood will be diverted from the developing baby to provide oxygen to the muscles.
Answered on Nov 25, 2013
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
No: There are many books that outline prenatal yoga routines as there are prenatal yoga classes.
Answered on Feb 25, 2013

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