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Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy and how much exercise do you need? Find out more at https://www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/exercise-during-pregnancy.aspx
At your first prenatal care checkup, ask your health care provider if exercise during pregnancy is safe for you.
Healthy pregnant women need at least 2½ hours of aerobic activity, like walking or swimming, each week.
Regular physical activity can help reduce your risk of pregnancy complications and ease pregnancy discomforts, like back pain.
Some activities, like basketball, hot yoga, downhill skiing, horseback riding and scuba diving, aren’t safe during pregnancy.
Mamas, did you exercise while you were pregnant? Share your tips in this post!
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