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16 Feb 2004

PREGNANT & RUNNING
I AM 12 WEEKS PREGNANT, I HAVE NO SIDE AFFECTS.
I HAVE BEEN RUNNING 1/2 MARATHONS FOR 2 YEARS NOW.
I AM 35 YEARS OLD WITH MY FIRST PREGNANCY. DO YOU THINK I CAN CONTINUE RUNNING UNTIL I FEEL I CAN NO MORE?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

In pregnancy you should not push your pulse rate up too high for too long. Also you should not get too hot, as the fetus has no way of getting rid of excess heat. Provided you keep within these limits, you should be fine.

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