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Is it ok to mow the lawn using a ride on mower during pregnancyk?

Is it ok to mow the lawn using a ride on mower during pregnancyk?

Depends: If your mower is not shaking you more than a typical commute in your car it should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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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! ...Read more

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Is it safe to go on a roller coaster while pregnant?

Is it safe to go on a roller coaster while pregnant?

Don't Do It!!: The decelerating forces and sudden drops are enough to cause ligament trauma, pelvic pressure/pain, & worst of all - placental separation which is very dangerous (abruption). It's best to avoid roller-coasters during your entire pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it okay to ride motorcycle on a bumpy road in early pregnancy?

Is it okay to ride motorcycle on a bumpy road in early pregnancy?

Yes and no: You won't hurt the pregnancy by the bumpiness of the road, but most doctors would recommend not riding motorcycles at all in pregnancy as a fall or crash could hurt you and the baby. Same reason recommend staying off horses. Most of the time you'd be fine, but why take that chance? ...Read more

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When is it safe to put my baby in a bike seat or a bike trailer?

When is it safe to put my baby in a bike seat or a bike trailer?

Depends: Once baby has reliable strong head control, usually by 6 months, either should be safe. Children in bike seats should wear a helmet. Look for a five-point restraint system and less-traveled roads with bike paths. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go on a roller coaster while pregnant? If I take precautions such as possibly putting something soft against my abdomen will that help?

Is it safe to go on a roller coaster while pregnant? If I take precautions such as possibly putting something soft against my abdomen will that help?

Not safe: A roller coaster produces extra gravitational (G) forces on anyone who rides them. A pregnant Mom to be has no place on this device to eliminate the risk of miscarriage or pregnancy interruption. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go on a boat while pregnant?

Is it safe to go on a boat while pregnant?

Yes: Boats are safe if you take precautions. Be sure to wear a life preserver while you are the boat and stay safe. You may have more motion sickness while pregnant but it is okay to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or use an accupressure band for the nausea. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a motorcycle while pregnant?

Is it safe to ride a motorcycle while pregnant?

Why take the risk?: If you are in an accident there are less protections in place as compared to a car. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.

Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.

Depends: How old is your baby? Even 1 hour straight of exercising would be too long for any child. And a rock gym is not an ideal playground for a small child. I wouldn't recommend. Ask a second opinion. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Is it safer to take your own purell or use restroom soap when on a car ride?

Is it safer to take your own purell or use restroom soap when on a car ride?

Unclear question: Using a bar soap is certainly not sanitary. If there is a dispenser, that is better. Purell doesn't remove particles and debris. Handwashing and rinsing does. ...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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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. ...Read more

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