When To Stop Exercising and Conditions That May Make Exercise Risky

If you experience any of the following symptoms stop exercising and call you doctor right away:

- Bleeding from your vagina
- Difficult or labored breathing before you exercise
- Dizziness
- Headache
- Chest pains
- Muscle weakness
- Calf pain or swelling
- Preterm labor
- Decreased movement of the fetus
- Leakage of fluid from your vagina

If you have any of the conditions below, do not exercise. Check with your health care provider.

Heart disease
Lung disease
Incompetent cervix: The cervix is the narrow, outer end of the uterus. If it is weak, it cannot hold the fetus in the uterus
Preterm labour
Multiple pregnancy (twins, triplets or more) at risk for preterm labor
Frequent bleeding from the vagina during months 4-9 of pregnancy
Placenta previa

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