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Can a 7 month pregnant woman ride a jetski?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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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How unsafe is it for a pregnant woman to ride on a motorcycle?

How unsafe is it for a pregnant woman to ride on a motorcycle?

Yes yse yes: Asking for trouble, little one trutsts you so protect both of you, god forbids in an accident its a direct traumaand total control loss. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a pregnant woman to ride in a car when she is 3 months pregnant! We are going to texas but will be stopping for break every 4 hours?

Is it safe for a pregnant woman to ride in a car when she is 3 months pregnant! We are going to texas but will be stopping for break every 4 hours?

Travel: There is a risk for anyone who takes a long distance car ride of developing clots in their lower extremities . I highly suggest using support / compression hose , keeping the legs elevated if possible and stopping every 2 hours to walk around . Try to massage the calf . If Sny pain a swelling is noted , stop snd head to the closest ER . Good luck & safe travel . Discuss this further with your OB ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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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