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Is it safe to do yoga in the first trimester?

Is it safe to do yoga in the first trimester?

Yes.: Yoga is a great way to stay flexible and active during pregnancy, especially during the morning sickness of the first trimester. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Is it safe to do yoga in the third trimester?

Is it safe to do yoga in the third trimester?

Yes: Absolutely! some poses may be difficult, but do what you can. Yoga is great for maintaining strength and flexibility. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do yoga in the first trimester?

Yes: Definitely! yoga is a great way to stay flexible during pregnancy. In the first trimester you can do almost any pose. It is a good idea to let your teacher know you are pregnant in the second trimester so some positions can be adjusted. ...Read more

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Is it safe to golf in your first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to golf in your first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: You should be able to continue your usual physical activity. Make sure you have proper prenatal care with your obstetrician. Take care! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex in the first trimester?

Is it safe to have sex in the first trimester?

Yes: Generally yes. Sometimes doctors will tell a patient not to have sex if she has some bleeding in the first trimester. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a relaxer in first trimester?

Probably: There is no data that suggests it's unsafe, assuming you don't drink the relaxer, but it makes sense to avoid toxic chemicals in all respects. As for hair coloring, versus relaxing, henna-based colors are harmless. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take baths in the 3rd trimester?

Is it safe to take baths in the 3rd trimester?

Of course....: Sounds like a great way to relax. I'd take advantage of the opportunity now, as similar escapes with a small child, or a toddler, or a school age child, or a pre-teen, or a teenager will be few and far between, and in each case for different reasons. Enjoy this while you can, then enjoy all the joys of parenting to come. Congratulations and cheers to you.... ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a motorcycle if you are in the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to ride a motorcycle if you are in the first trimester of pregnancy?

Never: It is never "safe" to ride a MC. From the CDC-you are 37x more likely to be injured on a MC vs. a car. If you want to bring a bay into the world, think about it. If you get injured, you have a good chance of losing the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take weight reducers in your first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to take weight reducers in your first trimester of pregnancy?

Absolutely not: Early first trimester pregnancy is the critical time of fetal formation and development and is not the time for introducing weight loss drugs(often diuretics) into your fragile metabolic system at that time. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do squats while in your third trimester of being pregnant?

Is it ok to do squats while in your third trimester of being pregnant?

Maybe : If you have no other complications putting you at risk for preterm labor, this should be fine, but discuss your pregnancy with doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have pain in the first trimester?

Is it ok to have pain in the first trimester?

It depends: It depends on the type of pain. Some mild cramping is normal with the stretching of the growing uterus but any severe pain is not normal. When in doubt see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex in the third trimester?

Is it safe to have sex in the third trimester?

Yes: As long as you are not at risk for bleeding, premature labor, or other risks, patients can have sex until delivery. ...Read more

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Is vicodin really okay to take in the first trimester?

Is vicodin really okay to take in the first trimester?

No: You should not use opioids during pregnancy. It is a category c which means that animal studies show adverse effects. ...Read more

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Is going to the chiropractor safe in pregnancy?

Is going to the chiropractor safe in pregnancy?

Yes: Chiropractic manipulation is safe during all trimesters of pregnancy. Some chiropractors are trained and comfortable with managing pregnant women. Chiropractic care may help with back pain during pregnancy and maintain spinal alignment/balance. The webster technique of chiropractic care may even be used to manage breech presentations. Discuss with your OB your own situation before seeking care. ...Read more