One for the girls, probably...
Jenni B if you carry on running you might have problems conceiving. Stop running for a while or at least slow down so that your hubby can catch you.
I was learning to horse ride while I was pregnant with my youngest, my midwife told me I had as much chance of shaking one of my kidneys out as I had of dislodging the baby. As long as I didn't fall off. I stopped lessons at 24 weeks cos it got uncomfortable trying to get off the horse.
I was learning to ride (and doing high-impact step aerobics) when I got pregnant with my first one - I reckon if he could cling on through my incompetent, bone-jarring attempts at trotting, running would be a breeze!
I advise my runners that, if you're already doing a form of exercise when you fall pregnant, it should be fine to carry on, but I wouldn't take up any new exercise (we have a lot of pregnancies and babies in my group). I think it's a question of listening to your body - if you feel ok to run, then do it. Pregnancies aren't that prone to miscarry if they're healthy; look at the women around the world who do heavy physical work throughout the nine months and deliver healthy babies.
Thank you. Maybe I will run home tonight - I decided not to last night but am now thinking I will run tonight - nice slow jog...
Fascinating reading everyone else's input - thanks!
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