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Doctor insights on: What Exercises Are Safe To Do While I Am Pregnant

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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 exercise while pregnant?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Yes: We generally encourage patients, with no contraindications, to exercise five days per week, 20-30 minutes a day. We usually avoid high impact-type of exercise. Walking, swimming, low-impact aerobics, exercise bike are all good types of exercise. Remember, calories in. And calories out (exercise), will help with proper weight gain in pregnancy. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise when i'm pregnant?

Is it safe to exercise when i'm pregnant?

Yes: Yes, exercise during pregnancy improves health, well-being and outcomes of labor and delivery. Extra care for balance, avoiding weight loss are important. Check with your doctor as you start an exercise program. ...Read more

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Whats kind of exercise safe getting pregnant?

Whats kind of exercise safe getting pregnant?

While pregnant: I wasn't sure if your question was, what kind of exercise is safe in pregnancy? Exercise is highly recommended in pregnancy, even if just daily walking. It decrease risk for hypertension, diabetes and much more. Swimming is great, walking, elliptical. Ask your question again if misunderstood or have question about specific exercises. ...Read more

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What are some safe exercises I can do during early pregnancy?

What are some safe exercises I can do during early pregnancy?

Check out:: http://www.babycenter.com/0_the-best-kinds-of-exercise-for-pregnancy_7880.bc Take care.

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I just found out I am pregnant, is it safe to exercise still?

I just found out I am pregnant, is it safe to exercise still?

Yes: If a pregnancy is normal, without complications, then doing mild to moderate exercise will not make the pregnancy any more or any less successful. One should stop if any pregnancy concerns arise. Later in pregnancy, with the large shifts in weight and balance on the body, moderate exercise can be too much. ...Read more

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Which cardio exercise's you can do that's safe thru out the stages of pregnancy?

Which cardio exercise's you can do that's safe thru out the stages of pregnancy?

Talk to your dr.: This is something best answered by the physician that is following your throughout your pregnancy. He/she will know more specifics about your pre-pregnancy routine, and what is safe for you and your baby. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Yes: All women should try to be active during pregnancy. If not previously active, then moderate activity such as walking or swimming 30 minutes a day is recommended. If a pregnant woman is already active, then she should maintain that level of activity during pregnancy. There is no heart rate limit for these women, but if they make any changes they should do so slowly. ...Read more

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