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Which physical activities should I avoid while pregnant?
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Dr. Kevin O'neil
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Avoid straining
If you've exercised before becoming pregnant, you can generally continue.
You should avoid activities which cause you to strain, bear down hard or cause you to become short of breath. Remember to drink plenty of fluids and wear supportive shoes. Also, remember that as your pregnancy progresses, you become 'top heavy' and your joints loosen up increasing fall and sprain risk.

In brief: Avoid straining
If you've exercised before becoming pregnant, you can generally continue.
You should avoid activities which cause you to strain, bear down hard or cause you to become short of breath. Remember to drink plenty of fluids and wear supportive shoes. Also, remember that as your pregnancy progresses, you become 'top heavy' and your joints loosen up increasing fall and sprain risk.
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
In brief: Activities
The rule of thumb - anything that makes you feel uncomfortable should be avoided.
Depending on the course of your pregnancy, your doc may suggest to restrict certain activities.

In brief: Activities
The rule of thumb - anything that makes you feel uncomfortable should be avoided.
Depending on the course of your pregnancy, your doc may suggest to restrict certain activities.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine
In brief: See link
Essentially it comes down to common sense.
If you think that the baby may be harmed with a certain activity, than avoid it. The following link has some basic, sound advice regarding exercises in pregnancy (from web md). http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/exercise-during-pregnancy.

In brief: See link
Essentially it comes down to common sense.
If you think that the baby may be harmed with a certain activity, than avoid it. The following link has some basic, sound advice regarding exercises in pregnancy (from web md). http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/exercise-during-pregnancy.
Dr. John Munshower
Dr. John Munshower
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