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I read this article and it said that the only problem to lifting heavy weights late in the pregnancy was because of the womans center of balance being thrown off and she could hurt herself. But lifting weights over twenty pounds did not effect the baby's growth or cause defects.

I think its ten pounds and under it could be twenty so be safe and stick to ten

I have a very physically demanding job and I am in my first trimester. Can I remain as physically active as I was when I was not pregnant. If so, at what time should I not be lifting as much. I am lifting anywhere from 20 to 30 pounds.

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