Freeman Medical Musings

Exercise during Pregnancy Questions & Answers

Posted by Dr. Angela Langer on September 05, 2014

Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy?
Exercising during pregnancy is safe and recommended. The rule of thumb is: in a normal healthy pregnancy, the exercise that you did before becoming pregnant can usually can be continued throughout the pregnancy, with modifications as the pregnancy progresses. Moderate exercise is recommended for 30 minutes a day, 4 – 5 times each week; strenuous exercise can be performed in pregnancy with physician supervision. Complicated or high ... Continue reading »

The Family That Plays Together Stays Together
August 22, 2014
We have all heard the saying “the family that plays together stays together.” This really holds true, but living a busy life often means it is necessary to cut something out. You may be tempted to cut... Continue reading »

Summer Food & Fun
August 14, 2014
Summer barbeques and picnics can offer many tempting food choices that are high in calories and sugar. Knowing how to create a well-balanced meal helps keep your blood sugar level as close to normal a... Continue reading »

Pushing the Limits
August 08, 2014
My hobby outside of work is triathlons. This July, I concluded my biggest triathlon adventure yet – I completed 140.6 miles in one day at my first Ironman Triathlon. I learned a lot about my body whil... Continue reading »

The Five-Gallon Jug and Emotional Stability
July 31, 2014
Reviewing my previous five-gallon jug metaphor, I think the jug in my last blog post symbolized parents inv... Continue reading »

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Getting on the Road to Wellness
July 24, 2014
“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” This quote by Dolly Parton reminds me that we all have the opportunity to make changes in our lives. Sometimes it’s hard... Continue reading »

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