July 5th, 2012

Get Plenty of Exercise to Improve Pregnancy, Doctors Say

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Pregnancy can be a time of collective extremes, both emotional and physical. Although exercise may be the last thing on your mind, thanks to the various ailments of each trimester, experts stress the importance of a moderate fitness routine for the health of both mother and child…"The overarching message is that regular exercise is important for your health and the baby's health," explained Dr. Roger Harms, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist with Mayo Clinic and editor of the "Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy." "In these days of a genuine obesity epidemic, it's more important than ever to keep with an exercise routine."

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Miami Herald by Shelby Sheehan-Bernard

Tags: Dr. Roger Harms, exercise, Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, Miami Herald, ObGyn, pregnancy, Women's Health

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