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Safe Play Tennis Pregnant
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
Exercise: You may continue in your normal activities being mindful that your heart rate should be 140or less. In the beginning you will be fine but as the pregnancy progresses jogging will get your heart rate to 140 and you will not be able to continue. Fortunately, nature will let you know when you can no longer participate fully. ...Read more
Yes: Couples can remain sexually active. My advice remains same whether pregnant or not - positions that don't cause pain. Congratulations. ...Read more
Safe but not advised: The most common elbow bursitis is an olecranon bursitis. This usually is not very painful but does cause a prominent bump on the back of the elbow. It is safe to use kettle bells, but the bursitis will not go away until you rest the elbow. Sometimes we need to remove the bursa with surgery. ...Read more
Unclear: I'm unclear what type of drink that you mean. Generally, I'd stick to water or a sports drink and make sure that you stay hydrated ...Read more
Yes: Hello: most football associations require the use of a protective cup period. This is no joke in that permanent injury can occur for a "low blow" that is easily prevented. Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more
Yes: you might get some different opinions on this, but there is no compelling reason - and certainly no evidence to suggest you can't do it. Of course, whether riding horses is ever completely safe (thinking of falls particularly) is also worth taking into account. ...Read more
Yes: If there are no complications and no other associated disorders, you should be able to return to regular activity after the prescribed recovery period ...Read more
Sports yes.: I am not a big supporter of weight lifting in young people.Too many injuries.In the gym:aerobic training. ...Read more
Wouldn't recommend: When you say street bike i assume a motorized bike. (although i feel the same about either late in pregnancy). Early in pregnancy (first trimester), the fetus is well protected and it would take a pretty significant blow to the abdomen to cause miscarriage. However, for the remainder of the pregnancy the fetus could be severely injured or killed by a fall from a bike (even a peddle bike). ...Read more
I play hockey and one strength/conditioning coach said that I should only do dynamic stretching before practice/games. So static stretching is bad?
No; your preference: Before our college football games ( and practices ) players stretch actively or dynamically... And some players have an assistant athletic trainer or a massage therapist who works w/ our team work on passive or static stretching in addition. Most of the time these particular players need a bit more stretching for tight hamstrings, adductors or whatever. Have someone familiar w/ your'tight' muscles. ...Read more
During sex the condom rupture.Wife is also using coil.Is there any safe antipregnancy tablets as we don't want kids.
Hello doctor, i'm 17 weeks pregnant, i wanted to know if herbal life shake mix & protein powder is safe during pregnancy?
Should be fine: However, talk to your ob/gyn to discuss further. ...Read more
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