|Exercise during pregnancy could actually reduce the risk of complications, according to revised guidelines from Michigan State University.
Embarking on physical activity while pregnant had at one time been discouraged, because of the harm it was believed may be caused to the foetus.
However, the new Physical Activity Guidelines formulated partly by professor James Pivarnik for the department of health and human services, indicates that women should be doing at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per day.
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