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Physical Activity During Pregnancy

Posted in Women's Health

Can I exercise during pregnancy?

What are the benefits of exercising during pregnancy?

What type of exercise is best for me during pregnancy?

Are there exercises I should avoid when pregnant?

What intensity level should I exercise at?

If you have any questions or concerns about exercising during pregnancy, ask your doctor, midwife or physiotherapist.

Updated by Fiona Dunlevy MINDI and Orna O Brien, MINDI January 2016.

Review date: February 2019

© 2016 Irish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute, INDI. All rights reserved. May be reproduced in its entirety provided the source is acknowledged. This information is not meant to replace advice from your medical doctor or individual counselling with dietitian.  It is intended for educational and informational purposes only.

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