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14 July 2009

Exercise expectation

If you were active before your pregnancy, here's the good news: there's no reason why you should stop exercising now.

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If you were active before your pregnancy, here's the good news: there's no reason why you should stop exercising now. A moderate amount of exercise is good for you and your unborn baby. Note, however, that certain physical activities should be avoided.

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If you're pregnant, you should avoid: being too active during hot weather; steam rooms, hot tubs and saunas; physical activities, such as certain yoga poses, that call for you to lie flat on your back; contact sports such as football and boxing; activities that make you jump or change direction quickly, such as tennis or netball.

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