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Exercising Benefits Expectant Mothers and Babies: Keep Fit for a Healthy Mom and Little One

Contrary to more conservative customs, exercising up to the end of pregnancy has no harmful effect on the weight or size of the baby, suggests new research from the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology. On the contrary, formerly sedentary women who began an exercise program that continued throughout their pregnancy gave birth to babies of a healthier birth weight, while maintaining a healthier weight themselves.



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