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If im 6 months pregnant can I ride any rides at the fair?

If im 6 months pregnant can I ride any rides at the fair?

I would suggest: Gentle rides that are not high velocity, non -impact, that don't spin you upside down. Would approach with common sense- regarding potential for injury. Congratulations & take care. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is it harmful to ride fair rides while pregnant? Just like the spinning kind, not upside down or beat you around.

Is it harmful to ride fair rides while pregnant? Just like the spinning kind, not upside down or beat you around.

Safe not sorry : Stick to the merry-go-round and avoid most other fair rides while pregnant. In addition to the risk of hitting your belly, you are more likely to get nauseous from the motion while pregnant. ...Read more

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What fair rides are safe for pregnant women to ride? I just found out that I am almost five weeks pregnant.

What fair rides are safe for pregnant women to ride? I just found out that I am almost five weeks pregnant.

Gentle rides: No studies have documented harm, and no studies are proven safe. Most amusement parks have signs posted on the most jarring rides warning about possible harm during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm getting a recumbent exercise bike today for safe, no impact exercise at 6mos pregnant. Is there a max of ride time I should limit to for safety?

30 to 45 minutes: The maximum recommended time for aerobic exercise is between 30 to 45 minutes of exercise three to 4 times a week. Also, try to keep your maximum heart rate below 135 to 140 beats per minute. ...Read more

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Could slight pain in my ride side and headaches over last few days be a sign that i'm pregnant?

Could slight pain in my ride side and headaches over last few days be a sign that i'm pregnant?

Not likely: Usual pregnancy symptoms are being late for a period, breast tenderness and nausea. There are many causes for slight pain in side and for headaches, though they might go along with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Currently I found out I'm pregnant and I was wondering is it safe to ride a motorcycle?

Currently I found out I'm pregnant and I was wondering is it safe to ride a motorcycle?

"Safe" is relative: While technically speaking, riding won't cause you to have birth defects or shouldn't cause you to miscarry, it does place you at higher risk for injury just by riding a bike in the first place. It is no secret that you are more in danger of being injured by riding a bike than by riding by car and you are putting your baby at risk should you fall off or get into an accident.Use your best judgement ...Read more

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I've been sick back to back with cough/cold since getting pregnant. I'm 6 weeks along. Better for baby to try to ride it out or take medicine?

I've been sick back to back with cough/cold since getting pregnant.  I'm 6 weeks along.  Better for baby to try to ride it out or take medicine?

See doctor: First make sure that your problem is merely a cold and not from something else like asthma or sinusitis. In the 1st trimester of pregnancy, it is best to avoid taking any drug whenever possible but you should not avoid treatment which is necessary. In the meanwhile, try tea with honey to see if it helps your cough. ...Read more