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Question:Gentle exercises for pregnant women?

Is walking better than swimming? How about yoga?

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lindad14

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I have relied on walking for most of my pregnancy, but I heard that swimming is also fantastic (I'm not much of a swimmer though), as is yoga. It really depends on your preference. I would check with my doctor, though, before starting any exercise regime.

Answered by: lindad14 on 9/16/08
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