How many pounds is safe for me to life during a move if I'm pregnant?

how much weight are you able to lift? its 30 lbs isnt it??

they probably wont let me really DO anything considering im 25 weeks pregnant, but i want to do as much as i can with the little things to help.

any advice for me while i am moving?? were just moving a few miles away from our current house.

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Nov. 4, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • 30lbs is probably safe, but yes, let others do the lifting if you can...there is so much you can do to help the process, namely packing and unpacking the boxes. As fun as all that sounds...lol
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 2:10 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

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  • its 25 pounds!! you can help but dont get too hot or try to do too much cause lifting alot will hurt the baby!! i triend to help move and lifted a box that weighed 15 pounds and started bleeding and almost miscarried!! i was 18 weeks
    mommydabbs

    Answer by mommydabbs at 2:11 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

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  • Well I was 6-7 months pregnant and i did all the organizing the car and what not. Some things I lifted, but I dont remember the weight. Just do what you can and are comfortable with, you will know your limit. when i was about to pop, I put together all the baby's furniture, lol! My husband stesses to much with it. lol! anyways you will know whats too much or not.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

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  • try to do all the packing, organizing, overseeing, unpacking, but leave the big lifting and lugging to ur husband or whoever can help u!
    Butterflysky_24

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 3:25 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

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  • It's like 25 lbs, but seriously, leave the hard stuff to the men!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

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  • its 20 pounds......you are pregnant...........sit back and supervise.........!
    Tricia19

    Answer by Tricia19 at 6:08 PM on Nov. 4, 2008

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