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Questions pertaining to the instruction of, safety, etc. exercise or activities during pregnancy to prevent any unknown risks.

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What should you not do while pregnant?

During pregnancy, you really are limited to what you can and can't do. Here are a things not to do: Drugs. Smoke. Drink alcohol. Do not stress yourself out. Do not sit in the hot tub for extended periods. Don't forget oral hygiene, when you are pregnant your hormones act on your gums causing gingivitis. Clean a cat litter box or urine, feces, or vomit from any animal, due to parasites. Any sports activities where you could fall and hurt you or the baby. In addition: Don't forget about...
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Is it safe to play guitar while pregnant?

Yes, as long as you're careful to keep the guitar away from your stomach.
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What is neurobion medicine for?

I normally inject myself with Neurobion whenever my tongue shows the signs of geographical tongue. At that stage I am normally very tired and struggle with feelings of depression and fatigue. The very next day after a shot of neurobion, I can feel my strenght coming back and a few days later there is no stop to my energy levels. This is what it's made of: Vitamin B1 Converts carbohydrates, fatty acids and amino acids into energy. Promotes healthy nerves. May improve mood. Strengthens...
Asked in Women's Health, Exercise, Fitness, Pregnancy Activities and Exercises

What are the best exercises for a young woman to get rippling abs?

Unlike most other muscles you can work out your abs everyday since they recover so fast. I would suggest the usual crunches but also incorporate planks, toe touches, and bicycle kicks. Another workout I like to do is sit on the ground with your knees up and feet off the ground balancing on your rear. Rotate your shoulders perpendicular to your hips and touch the ground on one side of your body with both hands. I like this exercise because you...
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What are recommendations for a pregnancy workout video?

"I have been using the Kathy Smith Pregnancy Workout video since I was 3 months and find it quite beneficial. I was never an exercise fanatic, but find doing it three times a week makes me sleep better, and I believe has curbed my weight gain (not that I'm obsessing about weight during pregnancy). Exercise is always a good thing!""I like the Fit For 2 video. I found it more challenging than the Kathy Smith...
Asked in Amusement Parks, Pregnancy Activities and Exercises, Roller Coasters

Can you ride on roller coasters when pregnant?

No, because the jarring and getting thrown around can cause placenta abruptae, in which the placenta is torn from the uterine wall and the fetus bleeds to death. ...
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What kind of exercises should a woman do to stay in shape while pregnant?

You DEFINITELY have to ask your OBGYN BEFORE starting anything. Your health and that of your baby is at stake! Good ideas to present to your doctor are walking throughout your whole pregnancy. You may swim early on but not once your cervix starts to dilate(this can happen a month or so before you are due). You can do some floor exercises and light aerobics IF IT IS OK WITH THE DOC! My friend almost lost her baby doing a few...
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Can wearing tight jeans harm your baby?

Tight jeans are a big no-no. You don't need any pressure added to your stomach. But only if they are uncomfortable to you. Since the baby is in a cushioning fluid that protects him/her. But tight clothing can make it hard for your skin to breathe. While pregnant your body temperature can become high very quickly, and when your body can't breathe it cannot cool itself off as effectively. So when necessary try a Bella band. ...
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Should you go fishing while you are pregnant?

Definitly! It is relaxing and will keep you active in the fresh air. Yes you should go fishing, but being pregnant you should not handle lead weights. The majority of fishing weights are made of lead, but you do have a few alternatives. Steel and tungsten are a couple but they are much more expensive. Better safe than sorry. I wouldn't climb rocks or any thing or go if you due any minute ...
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Is it safe to paint a room with ventilation when pregnant?

It is usually considered safe to paint with latex paint in a ventilated room, but it is not safe to climb ladders!! You also want to make sure that if your home was built before 1973, that you are not the one scraping paint, because old paint contians lead, which is very harmful to children and pregnant women. ...
Asked in Exercise, Pregnancy Activities and Exercises

How much should you exercise during pregnancy?

Listen to your body. If something feels uncomfortable or painful, don't do it. Avoid any exercise while lying on the back after the first trimester. This position can cause the growing uterus to restrict blood return through the vena cava which lies directly behind the abdomen. Drink plenty of water before, during, and after exercise. You need to stay well-hydrated to regulate both your body temperature and your growing baby's. Exercise in a well-ventilated area and wear loose-fitting, breathable clothing to prevent over-heating. Be aware of...
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Can a pregnant women travel on a plane?

Generally, pregnant women can fly on a plane as long as the pregnancy is progressing normally. A pregnant woman should check with her doctor to be sure. Also, pregnant women should check with the airline directly as some require a note from a physician in order to allow women in their third trimester to board. There are a few things pregnant women can do to make plane travel more comfortable. They are: When making a reservation, a pregnant woman should request an aisle...
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What are some things you can not do while you are pregnant?

Lift a lot of weight. Stress out... it varies for all women. Early in pregnancy you can do pretty much everything you are used to although it is not a good idea to take up a strenuous activity you have not done before. As pregnancy progresses the bump gets in the way of a lot of things and many things you are not allowed to do, like carnival rides. Smoking cigarettes. Drinking alcohol. ************************************************************************ taking a hot bath, being in a hot tub or...
Asked in Men's Health, Periods while Pregnant, Periods and Conception, Pregnancy Activities and Exercises

Is there a way to prevent feet from sweating while standing or walking for long periods?

Unfortunately men have to wear either steel toed boots or runners for their jobs. Both make your feet hot. Every night when you come home, soak your feet in Epsom Salts and warm water and pat dry. Then use Gold Bond foot powder. You can also get insoles for your boots that will soak up the perspiration and they can also be washed and put back in your boots. Wear only COTTON work socks and nothing with nylon in them and...
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Is it safe to learn how to snowboard right after conception before you know if you are pregnant?

It's not something I would continue doing. If the baby is okay now it should be okay. Talk to your doctor and let him/her know. ...
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Is it safe to paint while you are pregnant?

No not usually because of the fumes. If you must try a ventilation mask with a filter and open all the windows and doors. Try to have someone else do it and you leave for the day. You can even discuss with your doctor. The myth that painting is unsafe actually started years ago when there was still lead in the paint used. However, today they have changed the product, and you should no longer be able to buy paint that...
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Can you go to a farm when you are pregnant?

Do you mean a real farm with animals? If so I don't see why not. Or do you mean "THE farm" located in Middle Tennessee where they deliver babies? If so then yes. Give them a call they would be happy to deliver your baby. Or have you for a visit. ...
Asked in Relationships, Teen Dating, Pregnancy Activities and Exercises

How do teenagers get boyfriends?

I don't think it matters how old the teenager is. A teenager is 13 and over. I don't see anything wrong with having a boyfriend at that age, it's the actions of the girl/boy friend that I have the problems with. When I was a teenager I would have given almost anything to have a boyfriend for a long time. DON'T DO THAT! Don't give a boy whatever he wants just so you can call him your boyfriend. Be yourself, that's how...
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Can you travel by air during pregnancy?

Yes, You can travel.. depends upon your physical conditions and your comfort level. ...
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Why should ACE inhibitors not be used by pregnant women?

When used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, angiotension-converting inhibitors (ACEIs) can cause injury to and even death in the developing fetus. ...
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Can you paint your nursery while pregnant?

I wouldn't paint anything while pregnate no matter what stage of pregnancy you are in....It is not good on the health of the baby, or at least I have allways heard to never paint,or be around sprays or anything while pregnate...its hazordous for the baby.... Answer There are certain paints that you can use! Your local paint stores should be aware of which ones you can and can't use. I do know that there are very few that are safe but they...
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What are some ways to get pregnant quickly?

We only have one way to get pregnant - through vaginal sex. We can't get pregnant with oral or anal sex. have sex You could start by having sex. There are only about 3 to 4 days out of a month you can actually get pregnant. You need to know when your cycle starts and then you start ovulating 3 to 4 days before that usually. You should not have sex for a couple of days before you ovulate and then have...
Asked in Motorcycles, Pregnancy Activities and Exercises

Is it ok to ride a 4-wheeler when you are 6 months pregnant?

That's probably a decision you and your doctor should make. If you and the baby are both healthy and you are very careful and don't get wild, then it is probably fine to ride it. But a fall from a 4 wheeler could be very dangerous. And at 6 months, your balance probably isn't as good as it normally is. Be careful if you are going to ride it. I would suggest holding off on riding until the baby is born....
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How do you tell your boyfriend your pregnant?

bich you knocked me up now take it out of me or else organise to take him, his mates, your mates and family to a ball game.... I mean a big ball game, and at half time get the scoreboard to say... Congratulations (BF name) you're gonna be a daddy! Get the TV cameras to hone in on him to capture his reaction to treasure forever! He will love it! Do it over the phone. Its less nerve wracking that way....
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If you just found out that you are pregnant can you cut grass on a riding lawn mower?

Sure. In early pregnancy you can still do just about anything. Your doctor is the best person to ask, though. Yes you can pretty much resume normal activity as long as its not something that you could possibly hurt yourself or strain yourself. I think a riding lawn mower is much better than pushing one! ...