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Is it safe for me to do gym classes while pregnant?

Is it safe for me to do gym classes while pregnant?

Yes: It is good for you to continue to exercise while pregnant. Any exercise that doesn't involve a high risk of falling or getting hit in the belly is fine. With any exercise, you need to drink water throughout. You also have to be willing to back off if you start feeling headaches, nausea or dizziness that indicate your body thinks you're overdoing it. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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Is it safe to do Pilates while pregnant?

Is it safe to do Pilates while pregnant?

Yes: Pilates is traditional muscle training, especially in the abdominals or "core". The exercises that i would discourage would be high impact aerobics, hot yoga, or any exercise that would cause an elevation in body temperature. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do weight-lifting while pregnant?

Is it safe to do weight-lifting while pregnant?

Sure: Of course within reason. Just don't valsalva ( close your mouth , hold your breathe ) which can cause increased pressure ...Read more

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Is it safe to do yoga while pregnant?

Is it safe to do yoga while pregnant?

Yes: Yoga is good exercise during pregnancy especially if you have been familiar with this prior to pregnancy. Like with any other exercise, it is always good to know your limitations and be safe. Yoga involves stretching, toning, relaxation, and various breathing strategies- all of these would be especially useful in labor and postpartum. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is baclofen safe to take while pregnant?

I wanted to know is baclofen safe to take while pregnant?

Not Really: Little information is available about the potential risks of using baclofen when pregnant. Pregnancy Category C is given to medicines that have not been studied in pregnant humans but that do appear to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies. Also, medicines that have not been studied in any pregnant women or animals are automatically given a pregnancy Category C rating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do ballet while pregnant?

Is it safe to do ballet while pregnant?

Exercise for Preg: Exercise is very good for pregnancy. Everything in moderation is the key! no contact sports though. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do resistance training while pregnant?

Is it safe to do resistance training while pregnant?

Yes: It is ok to do resistance training while pregnant as long as you do not "valsalva" while doing it. "valsalva"ing is when you hold your breathe while straining like you are forcing a bowel movement . It can increase pressure in the abdominal contents i.E the uterus. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to lift my other children while pregnant?

Yes: In an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy, this should not be a problem. Certainly gets harder in the later stages and things like incompetant cervix might change that answer. Ask you obstetrician about any liftng restrictions specific to your situation. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to paint while pregnant?

Is it safe for me to paint while pregnant?

Yes: There's no definitive evidence to say 100% yes or no... But generally, if you are breathing and oxygenating well, the baby is fine. Your baby's hemoglobin holds on to oxygen better b/c of a substance called dpg. I always recommend avoiding possible toxins in the first trimester, but should be ok afterward. ...Read more

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Is yoga after IVF transfer safe? What exercises are okay to do while pregnant/trying to get pregnant?

Is yoga after IVF transfer safe? What exercises are okay to do while pregnant/trying to get pregnant?

Not clear: Exercise is probably not a significant cause of ivf failures. That being said, there is also no evidence to show it is safe, and most fertility docs will err on the side of caution. Your re probably gave you guidelines and it is a good idea to follow them. ...Read more

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How do I know if a diet supplement is safe to take while breastfeeding?

How do I know if a diet supplement is safe to take while breastfeeding?

Ask: Ask your doctor, pediatrician, or call the 800# on the bottle and ask someone at the company. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a garlic supplement while pregnant? Due to my hypertension I am take a garlic supplement do you think this will affect my unborn child in a negative way, is it safe to take while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a garlic supplement while pregnant? Due to my hypertension I am take a garlic supplement do you think this will affect my unborn child in a negative way, is it safe to take while pregnant?

There : There are no definitive studies that demonstrate safety of taking garlic supplements during pregnancy. It is not an approved medication during pregnancy and there are no studies that show it is safe. If you have questions on any medications or supplements, call your gynecologist, or call poison center which can also review the safety profiles for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do vinyasa yoga while pregnant?

Is it safe to do vinyasa yoga while pregnant?

Yes: Go for it! exercise and stretching are great for most pregnant women. Be aware your joints will loosen up due to a hormone called realxin that prepares your pelvis for birth. Yoga also helps build much needed core strength you need now caring the pregnancy and also afterwards toting your baby around. Finally, it's such a great stress reliever nourishing a balanced mind. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Is it safe to go skating while pregnant?

Is it safe to go skating while pregnant?

Yes: Use common sense when pregnant and as long as you know how to skate, you should be fine. Avoid falling and have fun. ...Read more

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I use ciprofloxacin 500 mg now. I would like to attend aerobic dancing class. Is it ok for me to attend the class or do sport?

I use ciprofloxacin 500 mg now. I would like to attend aerobic dancing class. Is it ok for me to attend the class or do sport?

Should be ok: Prolonged courses of fluoroquinolones can be associated with tendinitis but we do not generally restrict activities during use. ...Read more

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How can I verify a medicine is safe to take while pregnant?

Www.rxlist.com: There is a good chance to find information of a drug's affect on pregnancy can be found at www.rxlist.com. ...Read more