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3. Exercise can help with weight management after child is born. A common concern with most mothers is losing weight after pregnancy. Exercising during pregnancy can make postpartum weight loss easier.
4. Exercise is good for your unborn baby. By keeping your body healthy, you are also helping out your baby.
5. Reduced pregnancy side effects - Symptoms like headaches, fatigue, swelling, and constipation are common in pregnant women. Exercising has been shown to reduce occurence of these symptoms.
6. Decrease risk of premature birth - exercise has been shown in studies to decrease risk of premature birth by about 50%.
Make sure to drink plenty of fluids before exercising, have a nutritious diet, and avoid over exertion. Also, listen to your body - if you start feeling sick or nauseous, then you should stop and rest.
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