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Approved Activity and Food Options


 

Approved Activity With An Uncomplicated Pregnancy

Daily exercise of 30/min a day is recommended for all pregnant patients. Do not start new exercise routines. Use caution with weight lifting/aerobics.

Walking/treadmill/elliptical/bike/swimming are always great options. Yoga/Pilates specifically for pregnancy is great for stretching. Remember to stay hydrated!

Highlights/hair dye

Warm tub baths (no recreational hot tubs or water greater than 100 degrees)

Flu shots-highly recommended during pregnancy

Travel up to 36 weeks

Dental visits

Intercourse

Household chores with adequate ventilation and gloves

Painting with adequate ventilation

Food Suggestions During Your Pregnancy:

AVOID Raw, smoked, uncooked or undercooked meat or fish (sushi, seared fish, raw eggs)

AVOID Unpasteurized dairy products (specialty cheeses)

Wash all fruits and vegetables well

Moderate caffeine intake is fine. You can use Splenda, Equal, and NutraSweet in limited quantities.

AVOID eating fish with high mercury levels such as Grouper, Marlin, Shark, Swordfish, Halibut, and Albacore Tuna

Many common fish are good to eat and include: Calamari, King Crab, Flounder, Hake, Rocklobster, freshwater Perch, salmon, scallops, shrimp, trout (freshwater), catfish, clams, crawfish, haddock, oysters (cooked), sole, tilapia, whitefish

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