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Can you workout during your first trimester of pregnancy?
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
15 doctors agree
In brief: Always ask OB expert
Many women with low-risk pregnancies successfully work out during pregnancy.
But all should discuss this with their OB doctors at the first visit. Conditions change throughout pregnancy. Therefore, women should ask the OB at visits what is ok. Women with risk of pregnancy complications, history of preterm birth, etc. Should consult with OB and maternal-fetal medicine about what activity is safe.

In brief: Always ask OB expert
Many women with low-risk pregnancies successfully work out during pregnancy.
But all should discuss this with their OB doctors at the first visit. Conditions change throughout pregnancy. Therefore, women should ask the OB at visits what is ok. Women with risk of pregnancy complications, history of preterm birth, etc. Should consult with OB and maternal-fetal medicine about what activity is safe.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
And throughout your pregnancy.
The only time you should avoid it is in the third trimester, and only then if it is aggravating your back or other pains.

In brief: Yes
And throughout your pregnancy.
The only time you should avoid it is in the third trimester, and only then if it is aggravating your back or other pains.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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