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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.

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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.

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I'm in the lawn care business and just found out that I'm pregnant. is it ok to ride a riding lawn mower?

I'm in the lawn care business and just found out that I'm pregnant. is it ok to ride a riding lawn mower?

Sure: Get yourself a very cushioned pad to sit on during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of your pregnancy.

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Hello. I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Is it okay to ride the lawn mower?

Hello. I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Is it okay to ride the lawn mower?

Usually: In general its ok to ride a mower as long as it doesn't make you have contractions. Just make sure you are well-hydrated, don't get too hot sunburned and it should be fine. Best wishes!

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Can you ride rides while 6 months pregnant?

Ask your OB: And please tell your OB exactly what rides you plan to do, i tell my pts it is not adviseable to ride a rolly coaster of any ride that shakes or throws you around or puts too much gforce on your body or has you upside down at all, you will have plenty of time to do that after you deliver as rides could put u in premature labor or make your water break early or worse make the placenta separate.

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Can you ride upside down rides when you are pregnant?

Can you ride upside down rides when you are pregnant?

Not recommended: Roller Coasters are best avoided in pregnancy. There are not studies on this; however, the extra G-forces and jarring could theoretically cause pre-term labor, membrane rupture of separation of the placenta from the uterine wall. Best wishes!

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6 wks 2 days pregnant. Waterpark still Ok? If so, how much longer. Most rides say pregnant should not ride.

6 wks 2 days pregnant. Waterpark still Ok? If so, how much longer. Most rides say pregnant should not ride.

Follow advice: The wave pool would be fine. The slides are off-limits because the park does not want the liability if anything happens to you or your baby there. 8 months without water slides is worth having a healthy pregnancy without injury.

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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.

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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.

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I m 1 month pregnant. am i ride in bike?

I m 1 month pregnant. am i ride in bike?

Bike is ok: If you don't have h/ o miscarriage or cervical insufficiency , such activities are ok.

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Can a 7 month pregnant woman ride a jetski?

Preferably not: There is an increased chance of injury as your balance is affected. I recommend my patients don't ski or use jetski's in the last part of their pregnancy.

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Is it safe to ride go carts while pregnant?

If there is a risk: Of injury then i would avoid it. If you are referring to bumper cars - would definetly not do that - since the purpose is to ram into and bump objects.

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Is it safe to ride a push bike during pregnant? Why or why not?

Falls: The only risk of bike riding while pregnant is with falling down. During pregnancy your balance is not very good. Fall risk is increased. A stationary bike might be a better choice.

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I ride my bike for exercise, can I still do this during pregnancy?

I ride my bike for exercise, can I still do this during pregnancy?

Yes, with caution: The main worry with riding a bike while pregnant is the risk of falls. Be sure to wear a helmet, and try to ride carefully. As you get closer to term, balance may become enough of an issue that you stop riding for a while, but until then it's great exercise. Good luck!

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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.

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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.

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Is it safe to ride horses while pregnant?

Ask your OB: As your OB knows you and your condition and if you do it needs to be slow as the bouncing could cause a potential problem and i assume u are a good rider because a fall would be potentially disasterous, sometimes you need to sacrifise a few things during pregnancy because the potential risk and consequences is not worth the pleasure and u have the rest of your life to ride after pregnancy.

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