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Hi gals. 40 years old, 35 weeks.
I work three days a week and I come home so tired , with aching legs, as I'm on my feet the whole time, my iron levels have been down and I read everywhere that I should be exercising. Even though I just make it up the steps at home without losing my breath,is this a realistic expectation? Would exercise make it better? My weight gain is in normal range but I still have a bad conscience, feeling I should be exercising more.....
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Sometimes a bit of gentle exercise can give you more energy (like getting in the swimming pool or taking a stroll in the fresh air.) it's also good for prep for labour.  
At 36 weeks though you are already weight lifting so don't feel guilty!!
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If you weren't already active before getting pregnant then just do some walking in the evening or before work.
I'm 36 and staying active throughout this 3rd pregnancy has made a huge difference (along with eating clean along and staying hydrated).
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