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Getting Started: A Guide To Exercising During Pregnancy

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Dr. M. Pradhan
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We went over why you should exercise in pregnancy before. But once you do decide to start, where do you begin? As with any exercise regimen, especially while pregnant, getting a thumbs-up from your physician from the get go is essential. 

Once you do get the approval from your doctor, exercise can be performed for 30 minutes a day, 3 to 5 times a week. And because you're pregnant, here's a short guide to the exercises that are safe. Before you start, remember remaining hydrated is important - drinking up to half a litre of liquid before exercising and half a glass of water every 20 minutes during exercise should be sufficient to maintain adequate hydration. You may not feel thirsty, but it's important to replenish all the lost fluids! 

Exercises you should say YES to: 

1.    Walking

This is one of the most common exercises recommended by doctors and enjoyed by pregnant women. Exercising should not result i.....

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