ObGyn/Pregnancy issues/low lying placenta

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mel wrote at 2013-07-06 15:48:42
I am also in the military.  You need to see your doctor to obtain the proper profile for your condition.  If your commander/supervisor pushes you to do anything against your profile, that person can get into serious trouble.  So if it is bed rest and no exercise, then that MUST be honored and followed.  I had a supervisor that told a lady she had to exercise beyond her profile restrictions after her baby was born.  She was hurting so bad she could not even pick her baby up to feed it.  Do not let anyone bully you into not taking proper care of yourself or your baby.  Your health is more important than those who think they know better than a doctor.  There are many of those out there, men and women.  No two pregnancies are alike.  I am a runner and weight lifter.  Big surprise to find out that I have a low lying placenta and in a ton of pain most of the time.  I cannot do the things I am used to doing right now; however, I plan on taking care of myself and baby NOW so that I can have the strength/ability to put myself in the best shape of my life once I give birth.  NO ONE will take away my ability to do that.


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I can answer all questions regarding prenatal and postpartum fitness and exercise. I will not answer any questions that are not related to prenatal and postpartum fitness and exercise. I will not answer questions regarding getting pregnant, or signs or symtoms, only fitness and exercise during and after pregnancy. No due dates, medical problems during pregnancy, signs or symtpoms of pregnancy, pregnancy tests, vaginal problems/smells/discharge, periods or ovulation.

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Pre-and-Postnatal Exercise Specialist ACE certified Personal Trainer Author: "Exercise After Pregnancy: How to Look and Feel Your Best" Book Author: "Bounce Back Fast! Post Natal Core Conditioning" DVD Founder: BeFit-Mom Teacher: Post Pregnancy Exercise Workshops

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IDEA Health and Fitness Association

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numerous regional parenting magazine

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Dancing Thru Pregnancy, Pre/Post Natal Exercise Specialist Certification 2000 Resist-a-Ball Core Program, 1999 American Council on Exercise, Personal Trainer Certificate, 1999 Peak Performance, San Francisco, CA, Pilates Instructor Training Program, 1992 Health and Fitness Institute, Cal State Hayward, Personal Trainer Certificate, 1990 American College of Sports Medicine, Group Exercise Leader, 1989 Boston Conservatory, BFA/Dance, 1982

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´┐ŻBounce Back Fast! Post Natal Core Conditioning´┐Ż, 2005. Winner of the Platinum Award from the Family Review Center, 2007.

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