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Exercises During Pregnancy in Kenya

DDue to old perceptions, many women tend to over relax and take it easy during pregnancy. They also take to eating richer foods rather than eating healthy diets. Others may also decide to eat more than usual, in the premise that they eating for themselves and the unborn baby. Obesity from the first month of pregnancy has its own disadvantages. Apart from the dangers of high blood pressure and gestational diabetes it has other side effects. The excess fatty tissue around the abdomen may inhibit the expansion of the uterus. As the pregnancy progresses, great pressure is exerted on the waste eliminating organs, like the bladder and bowels by the expansion of the uterus. Misconceptions such as the mother resting to save energy for her hour of labor ,and eating double...