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How Much Exercise during Pregnancy Is Too Much?

How Much Exercise during Pregnancy Is Too Much?

Exercise during pregnancy is encouraged, but is there such a thing as “too much” exercise?

When pregnant model Sarah Stage made international headlines because she wassuper pregnant and super skinny, the judgment briskly rained down on her from those who felt that she was possibly damaging her baby so she could remain thin. Does this mean that exercise during pregnancy is a huge no-no? Definitely not. In fact, it’s usually recommended.

Getting the go-ahead from your health care provider is the best first step. Usually if you’ve already been participating in a regular exercise program, you will be allowed to continue, and if you want to get started, you’ll get advice from your provider for the best way to begin.  Read more