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Leanne asked:
What exercises can I do or should I avoid when I am planning for baby?

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Arora Valley answered:
Making exercise a regular habit before trying to conceive can help you feel good throughout your pregnancy, have more stamina for labor and delivery and shed the baby weight faster. Exercise may even improve your fertility if you're struggling to conceive due to being overweight. Choose a variety of baby friendly activities so that you can continue doing them during your pregnancy. Log 30 minutes or more of moderate-intensity cardiovascular exercise each day pre-pregnancy by power walking, swimming, jogging, or working out on the elliptical machine. If you strengthen your abdominal and back muscles now, you'll be less likely to have back pain later. Remember not to train too intensely. Also do not focus on weight loss. This is not the time for a fad diet or gimmicky exercise routine. Aim for a well-rounded diet. Remember to get your exercise routine approved by the doctor once you are pregnant.

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Marianne_Hendricks answered:
Exercises are encouraged to maintain a healthy body and optimal body mass index to optimize chances of pregnancy. However if exercises are done excessively to the point of affecting regularity of menses then it should be reduced. Swimming, brisk walks, jogging, cycling, racquet sports are all safe.

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Tulipzblossom answered:
All exercises she b fine, most importantly it's your diet. I he not heard anything on exercises to avoid :). U shd also start to take folic acid now which is vital when planning a baby.

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ilafelinayan@hotmail.com answered:
I heard if you are actively exercising, there wont be any issues to continue such exercises during pregnancy. But it is always best to seek doctors advise. �� so no worries just keep up with your lifestyle!

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Leanne answered:
Thanks all for your kind advise. As I have miscarriage before, that's why I'm very conscious of the food and activities that I take.

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