Pregnancy 18-24 Community
Exercising and Stretches During Pregnancy?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pregnancy and childbirth in women age 18 to 24.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Exercising and Stretches During Pregnancy?

I'm 26 weeks preg, with my first child and I've been experiencing soreness in my upper thighs and around the crouch area. I know i need to stretch, i can tell. If I'm not working  then  I'm laying around taking it easy. Any suggestions?
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I was wondering the same thing! I did some made up exercises today. I got on my hands and knees and rotated my pelvis all kind of ways. I also lifted each leg up and stretched it all different ways. Then i laid on my back and did the same
Blank
4364093_tn?1365873259
In my what to expect when your expecting book it lists and shows a bunch of exercises and stretches you can do that are safe during pregnancy. It says to avoid anything that requires you to be on your back. Leg lifts, lifting light weights are fine(under 12 lbs it says) pelvic tilts against a wall, hip flexors, squats. You can walk, or even jog if you normally exercise, yoga, pilates, etc. There are a bunch of different ways to stretch and exercise. Just dont over exert yourself and stay very hydrated. :)
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
^^ yes those are great too!  When i did mines on my back i was on the bed so it wasn't that bad
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thanks so much!  :-) I'll have to find my What to expect when expecting book
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pregnancy 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
thenewmrs_b
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
baby_love2014
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Lilseamonkey
7001988_tn?1392138397
Blank
YoungLadyDay14
7757724_tn?1396283186
Blank
HannahJohnson
none of your business, OH
7157499_tn?1401714661
Blank
tamararae19