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Swimming and pregnancy

Most recommended sports are swimming, cycling, or light to moderate intensity walking for 20-40 minutes and with a frequency of 3 times a week.

Muscle training can be performed once or twice a week at an intensity of 50%, with 15-20 repetitions per exercise and paying special attention to pelvic, abdominal, lumbar, and pectoral regions.

Flexibility must be daily worked, if possible.

High-intensity physical activity or competitive sports must be avoided. If you do some intense exercise, you should not practice it in a hot and humid climate due to the risk of dehydration and the increase of temperature. Besides, it should not take longer than 15 minutes time.

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By BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 01/11/2016
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