Q. Can I exercise during pregnancy?
A. Yes. Be sure to consult with your physician before beginning any new exercise routine.
Q. Can I have sex during pregnancy?
A. Yes, as long as you haven’t been diagnosed with any pregnancy complications.
Q. How much weight should I gain during my pregnancy?
A. On average, most women should only gain between 25 and 35 pounds. Consult with your physician to be sure your weight gain is appropriate for your health and body type.
Q. What are some common physical changes in early pregnancy?
A. Every pregnancy has different symptoms. If you are experiencing anything that seems alarming or unusual to you, be sure to call you doctor. Common changes that women might experience in early pregnancy include cessation of menstrual periods, sore breasts and/or tender nipples, bloating, nausea, fatigue and headaches.
For more information on pregnancy changes, consult your doctor or call (314) 996-LIFE (5433) or toll-free (800) 392-0936, or email us.