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'Dancing' when pregnant?

(17 Posts)
Veggiehappy Sat 21-Oct-17 10:48:45

This is slightly embarrassing but sometimes if i cant be bothered going to the gym or after a stressful day i put on my headphones and dance around to loud music - obviously when nobody is around to see lol. I really enjoy this and work up quite a sweat - usually jumping around, arms swaying in various directions lol. Bow im just 4 weeks pregnant is it still safe to do this? sad

Santawontbelong Sat 21-Oct-17 10:50:31

I was still clubbing at 34 weeks. . No alcohol involved. .

Caulk Sat 21-Oct-17 10:52:55

You’ll be fine!
My friend did a triathlon at 16weeks

Foggymist Sat 21-Oct-17 11:34:55

Of course it's safe confused

RoseAndRose Sat 21-Oct-17 11:37:20

Yes, continuing existing levels of exercise is recommended during pregnancy.

You might have to change when your centre of gravity alters and/or when your ligaments soften.

Notlostjustexploring Sat 21-Oct-17 11:45:32

I was dancing at a ceilidh at 7 months....

EsmeeMerlin Sat 21-Oct-17 11:52:18

Of course it's safe at just 4 weeks pregnant confused

It's recommended you keep up exercise during pregnancy but you listen to your body and don't over do it.

NotTheDuchessOfCambridge Sat 21-Oct-17 11:54:11

How do you know you’re prganant at 4 weeks? I think it’ll be ok to dance though, I mean, people don’t really realise they are pregnant until further along and carry on a usual.

faintlinesquints Sat 21-Oct-17 12:04:44

Totally fine dancing mama grin

Veggiehappy Sun 22-Oct-17 10:07:53

Thats good news then i will keep it up! 1st pregnancy so totally unsure of everyrhings. It's really early days i know...took early test last weekend and it came back positive and my period was due 3 days ago but hasnt come yet so retested and positive line is much darker...

Veggiehappy Sun 22-Oct-17 10:09:15

Haha faintlinesquints that will totally be me if this all works out!!

MiaowTheCat Sun 22-Oct-17 10:16:55

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CrimsonKitten Sun 22-Oct-17 21:03:54

I envy you. I'm 7 weeks and I've felt awful ever since I conceived. I'm a trained dancer and I do this all the time instead of going to the gym but since I fell pregnant, I can barely stand up without vomitting.

NerdyViking Sun 22-Oct-17 21:36:20

My mw told me if it’s something you’re used to doing, then you’re fine to keep it up. Just listen to your body 😉 For what it’s worth, I’m 37 weeks and still doing a (slightly modified) ballet class, but I have also been dancing since I was about 3 lol

butterybean Sun 22-Oct-17 22:19:16

I was still stomping to techno at 39 weeks. Dance away, its all good.

AnythingNotEverything Sun 22-Oct-17 22:31:47

Congratulations. Come join the June antenatal group. Lots of first timers and old hands there to share this time with smile

thingymaboob Sun 22-Oct-17 22:41:36

Serena Williams won the Australian open in her first trimester

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