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Is it safe to do weight-lifting while pregnant?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Sure

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

In brief: Sure

Of course within reason.
Just don't valsalva ( close your mouth , hold your breathe ) which can cause increased pressure
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Weight lifting is generally fine in pregnancy.
I would recommend decreasing the overall weight and increasing your repetitions to avoid strain.

In brief: Yes

Weight lifting is generally fine in pregnancy.
I would recommend decreasing the overall weight and increasing your repetitions to avoid strain.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Dr. Caren Reaves
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