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I have heard that exercise while ttc helps a great deal and also that slight exercise during pregnancy will help to reduce the chances of stretch marks. Does anybody have any idea if this helped you?

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Asked by ashleyirwin at 3:30 PM on Mar. 4, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Not sure whether it'll help with stretch marks, but it will help in a million other ways as long as you're OK'd by your Dr!

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 4:37 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • there is no for sure thing with stretch marks. But being helathy and workout out is always great. Just have to be ok with your dr

    Answer by red_head_mommy2 at 5:54 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • i herad that too so ill be interested in replies

    Answer by san78 at 6:20 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I hadn't heard this.

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 7:30 PM on Mar. 5, 2011

  • I've never hear that but I ran up until I was 7 months pregnant with both my kids and I didn't get a single stretch mark.

    Answer by Syphon at 8:10 AM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Well, stretch marks all depend on how big you are, how big you get, and how big baby is...there's too many variables to say that exercise will help reduce them. I worked out up until 6 months with my daughter and have stretch marks GALORE....and I only gained 11 pounds while pregnant with my son, I didn't exercise at all, only gained 12 pounds with HIM and got no "new" stretch marks.

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 5:37 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • best bet talk to your doctor


    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:37 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • My daughter ask her doctor. he told it was fine to exercise while you are pregnant as long as you don't over do it. stretch mark depend on how much wait you gain.


    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 6:51 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • im not sure

    Answer by Dani3lla at 12:40 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • I'd write down this question and ask your OB.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 1:18 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

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