First Trimester To-Do List

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Evaluate Your Exercise Routine


Finding out you're expecting might inspire you to become a fitness fanatic. After all, exercise helps many pregnant women manage everything from mood swings to weight gain to aches and pains. But moderation and consistency are vital to safe prenatal exercise. Generally in the first trimester, it's safe to continue whatever exercise routine you had before, as long as it doesn't involve heavy lifting, potential falls, extreme heat or humidity, or twisting of your abdomen. Walking and swimming are ideal forms of prenatal exercise for most women. Check out this list of exercise do's and don'ts. and discuss your exercise routine with your doctor. Also, remember to do the one exercise that every expectant mom should be doing: kegels.

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