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21 February 2011

Active pregnant women healthier

Women who exercise throughout pregnancy tend to stay healthier for decades, research shows.

Women who exercise throughout pregnancy tend to stay healthier for decades, research shows.

The analysis included 20 women who continued exercise throughout pregnancy and 19 women who stopped or reduced their exercise volume by at least 75% before the 12th week of pregnancy. The women resumed a regular recreational exercise program by six months after delivery.

 
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