What exercises should I avoid while pregnant?

There are some sports and activities that you should definitely avoid when pregnant. These include:

  • Contact sports (e.g. judo, basketball, soccer)
  • Heavy lifting (e.g. weight lifting)
  • High altitude training
  • Scuba diving
  • Sports with risk of falls (e.g. skiing, skating, horse riding)

If you have any doubts or questions about what types of exercise are safe for you at your stage and condition, please consult your healthcare professional.

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