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question about exercising Sarah&Lucas Due August 20; Wisconsin 37 posts
25th Mar '13

I am 19 weeks pregnant. I have not really worked out with this pregnancy and today I did some squats and held a weight over my head. I have been cramping on my left side all day. Has anyone else experience this?

~ Mommerz ~ 17 kids; Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands 4429 posts
25th Mar '13

What made you want to work out suddenly?
My doc always said to not ovedue it, and do what I did before I got pergnant.

Jennybananna 2 kids; Gilbert, AZ, United States 25079 posts
25th Mar '13

You probably over did it. If its nothing something your body is used to then you shouldn't be doing it. Go for a walk do something basic and ease into it but pregnancy is not the time to become a workout nut. Stay healthy and active of course but dont push your beyond its limits.