Exercising while pregnant has many benefits, according to Mayo Clinic Health System professionals

Exercising while pregnant has many benefits, according to Mayo Clinic Health System professionals

NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — For many women, pregnancy can make you feel more tired than usual, and your body might ache from carrying extra weight.

But unless you’re experiencing complications, doctors say sitting around won’t make you feel better.

In fact, doctors add that exercise has helped many women stay in shape and prepare for labor and delivery, and, for most women, exercise during pregnancy is perfectly safe.

Graham King, a family medicine physician at the Mayo Clinic Health System — Mankato campus, joined Lauren Andrego during KEYC News Now at 6:30 to bust myths and demystify exercise during pregnancy.

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