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Trying to get pregnant, is it best to avoid abdominal excercise?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Exercises done in reasonable amounts should not hurt anything.

In brief: No

Exercises done in reasonable amounts should not hurt anything.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No need

Not to worry, abdominal exercises (crunches, situps) have no impact whatsoever on getting pregnant.
Once you are pregnant you'll be glad you kept your belly fit.

In brief: No need

Not to worry, abdominal exercises (crunches, situps) have no impact whatsoever on getting pregnant.
Once you are pregnant you'll be glad you kept your belly fit.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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