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Is it safe for me

to use my elliptical trainer  30 minutes a day while pregnant? Im in the 1st trimester and I was wondering if its okay? I want to stay active and I enjoy doing the elliptical

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Lovin_mybaby5

Asked by Lovin_mybaby5 at 5:03 PM on Feb. 9, 2013 in Pregnancy

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Answers (10)
  • talk to your doctor about your limits
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 5:05 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Yeah, as long as you're not over-exerting yourself, it's safe.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 5:06 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Talk to your doctor. Generally speaking what you were doing before pregnancy is okay during.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:08 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Generally, as long as you are healthy, then most things you did before are ok now. You should check with your doctor and make sure. Don't overdo anything!
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 5:20 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • A quick call to your Dr. will give you your answer., depending on family history and your own In general, at least at the beginning you can continue what your were doing before.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 5:24 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Same answer as everyone

    Usually safe to keep on the exercise regimen you had before pregnancy- pending it does not involve contact sports or intense heart rates
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:26 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • should be fine
    but i am not your doctor and have not seen your medical records


    ask your doc for an exercise plan to take your all the way through your pregnancy
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 5:31 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Before you make a decision like that I would just run that thru your OBGYN to make sure it's okay...I am sure it is, but check to be safe
    madmueller

    Answer by madmueller at 6:08 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Were you using it before?
    Talk to your doctor first, but generally, anything you were doing before is fine. This isn't really the time to start a NEW exercise regimen.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 8:07 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • spk to ur dr
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 2:13 PM on Feb. 23, 2013

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