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Abdominal Exercises for Pregnant Women

Abdominal exercises relieve pressure on the thighs and lower back and help you carry your baby more comfortably. There are many simple abdominal exercises you can do without overstraining yourself. Try these:

Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth © 2004 by Michele Isaac Gliksman, M.D. and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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