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Exercising During Pregnancy
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
In early pregnancy: It is not unusual to lose weight in the first 3 months of pregnancy due to eating less if you have morning sickness, and obviously many women don't know they are pregnant until they miss a period and take a pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are cheap, accurate and widely available so time to stop wondering and take a test! ...Read more
Im pregnant how fast can I walk on a treadmill? Am i allowed to get hot a sweaty during my workout can I carry on exercising thoughout my pregnancy?
Go for it: As long as your obstetrician has no concerns, you can exercise at the same levels as you did prior to your pregnancy, especially in the first two trimesters. As long as you have no underlying medical issues, it is healthly for you to keep your fitness level up thru your pregnancy. Just make sure you keep up with your hydration and nutritional needs. Take your prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
Depends: So this answer depends on trimester and how your pregnancy is going. Many people can safely do high impact aerobics into second trimester than move to low impact. Joints get looser during pregnancy so proper technique is important. Check with your doctor to make sure you do not have risks that preclude jumping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Always ask OB expert: Many women with low-risk pregnancies successfully work out during pregnancy. But all should discuss this with their OB doctors at the first visit. Conditions change throughout pregnancy. Therefore, women should ask the OB at visits what is ok. Women with risk of pregnancy complications, history of preterm birth, etc. Should consult with OB and maternal-fetal medicine about what activity is safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does squats provide sufficient workout during last trimester of pregnancy? If yes then how many squats should I do?
I have weak ab muscles, since 2 months I started training for 30min daily and my ab is shaking massively during workout. Pregnancy can be risky?
Is shellac manicures safe during pregnancy. I also workout 5 days a week spinning weights circuit training. I have had 8 miscarriages and 2 live birth?
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