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Can you go skating when you are pregnant?

The reason I ask is because I have a cousin (he has cyrbal palsy) my aunt and uncle are having a party for him at the roller rink she is renting all the kids skates adults have to rent their own. I love skating, but haven't went since I was a teen my kids are almost 6 and 3 years they never went skating so I know they will probably need someone out on the floor with them. My DH is big so he says he isn't getting on skates lol. Can I get on skates while pregnant? at the time I go I think I will be about 21 weeks pregnant.

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Asked by mommy5409 at 2:05 PM on Mar. 6, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • i would feel bad if my kids can't skate because I can't go

    Comment by mommy5409 (original poster) at 2:05 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • umm, it really doesn't sound like a good idea, esp. if you're helping your children skate, if they fall, they'll pull you down with them

    Answer by gypsymama532 at 2:06 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • i went ice skating and snowboarding when i was. just make sure you're careful

    Answer by momofone725 at 2:07 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • No! You want to stay away from any activity that could cause you to fall and hurt the baby. I know its a bummer but would you really want to put your baby in danger?

    Answer by anthonys_mom21 at 2:07 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • If you are good at skating then go for it but be extra careful of others so they don't cause you to trip and fall.

    Answer by admckenzie at 2:07 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Can you? Sure you can do whatever you want. Should you? Probably not.

    Answer by gemgem at 2:15 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • I did but I've been skating for years(1st job was at a skating rink) I'd say it depends on your skill level

    Answer by how_reb at 2:15 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • As long as you do not fall down it will be ok. I think.

    Answer by louise2 at 2:16 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • You absolutely can IF you are a solid skater who is extremely comfortable. A friend of mine was on ice skates without incident into her 8th month of pregnancy. It doesn't sound like it's a good idea for you because it's been a long time since you were on skates. :( Is there another family member who would be willing to take your kids out on the rink?

    Answer by Nonoluna at 2:16 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • No this is not a good idea. You can cause strain to the uterus. Maybe you can pay a babysitter to do the skating with your children or a family member. Hugs

    Answer by dubewife at 2:18 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

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