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Safe exercises while you are pregnant?
An_247439 posted:
  1. What are healthy and safe exercises during pregnancy?
  2. What is the limit regarding heart rate during exercises?
tlkittycat1968 responded:
Walking is good. Also, if you're already excersizing, then you can continue, just at a lower intensity. When I was pregnant with my DS, I was going to the gym regularly and my doctor said I could continue but lift lower weights and walk slower on the treadmill.
scperdomo7 responded:
I had an appointment with my OB last week and asked her this same question (I could remember the hear rate limit). She told me that the limit on hear rate for pregnant women was lifted and that I could excercise normally, but just to be careful since my balance is a little off due to the belly.
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Great responses moms-to-be!

Please be sure confirm with your doctor which exercises and which heart rate is just right for you.

Here are are few resources to check out -

Pregnancy Fitness: Your Best Moves Before Baby Arrives
Exercises for Pregnancy
Pregnancy: Exercise During Pregnancy

Congratulations! How far along are you?

~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
An_247439 replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
Thanks I'm 8 weeks.

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