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Excerpts — Motherwell Maternity Fitness Plan

Ten tips for avoiding excess weight gain during pregnancy

Eat a good breakfast. Skipping meals will contribute to eating in excess later in the day and may make you feel light-headed around midmorning. Also, after you sleep 6 to 8 hours a night without eating, your baby needs the calories early in the day.

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Physiological considerations of exercise during pregnancy

Despite the many advantages of exercise during pregnancy, there are still concerns about exercising at high intensities.

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