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Monday, September 1, 2014
Healthy Weight Center
How Can I Manage My Weight While Pregnant?
I am already overweight and I do not want to gain any more weight than I have to. What type of exercises can I do while pregnant? What type of diet should I follow?
Any diet and exercise plan must be designed to maintain adequate nutrition for pregnancy and not put the fetus at risk. I would discuss this with your doctor who, in some cases with the aid of a dietitian, can develop a healthy diet to maintain a good weight.
Arthur T Ollendorff, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati