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Beware the judgemental eyebrow, ditch the hot baths and go decaf: Lessons from a 17 week pregnant running vegan
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The other day it really struck me: there is another human being growing inside me. At this very moment, there is a future person dwelling in my ever-expanding uterus, coming to work with me, bobbing up and down on my runs, getting shifted around as I do yoga, hanging out with me as I hang out with friends and enjoying (in it’s own way) everything I eat and drink. 1,754 more words
It is important to make a distinction between wives who exercise before pregnancy, and those who begin to exercise once they are pregnant.
It is seen that women who normally participate in some exercise program continue their training during pregnancy , as various studies have shown that women instinctively reduce the time and intensity of exercise as the exercise progresses. 354 more words
Research suggests that babies born to active moms could have an advantage in brain development, according to an article in NY Times.
I worked out because I enjoyed exercising anyhow but once I heard of the potential benefits for baby, I made sure to continue for the duration of my pregnancy. 145 more words