IF you are grunting and holding your breathe while lifting, stop.However, people normally have poor form when lifting and this causes back injury.Be sure to lift from the legs, always starting from a squat position. The good news is your body is incredibly resilient and your body is very well protected.With your doctor's permission, you may continue to lift the reasonable amount of weight you have been thus far but listen to your body.Again, we may assume you know how to lift as you do it all the time.However, it is difficult to know how to guide you until we know what kind of exercise you have done in the past.But the norm of thinking re: most forms of exercise is that a pregnant may continue with the workout routine her body is adjusted to.If you were to tell me that you ran, sprinted, jumped on a trampoline or climbed buildings, I would tell you it was safe to continue as you are already acclimated to that routine.You may also be safe in lifting heavier objects if 2) you are lifting correctly.Obviously, as your body changes, so does the routine and you are forced to re-adjust your activity. It is safe for you to continue this if 1) you have your doctor's permission.If you are a walker or jogger, you may continue these activities.
We suggest you find out if you are pregnant or not.What kind of exercises are recommended during pregnancy? Janet Hi Janet, Typically, women who are pregnant are told to stay away from heavy lifting. Most women do NOT lift heavy objects, therefore, they are not used to the strain.While you will most likely not hurt the baby in the least bit, an injured back could result in mandatory bedrest for you.In regards to exercise, there are many exercises you can do.In the case of heavy lifting, we have to be very careful. Because we do not know your medical background, it is dangerous for us to say 'yes' without questioning your medical history.