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Why aren't you supposed to lift heavy things whilst pregnant?

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laweaselmys Fri 26-Sep-08 11:35:26

My boss keeps telling me off, but because I don't know why I'm not supposed to be doing it I keep forgetting...

ElfOnTheTopShelf Fri 26-Sep-08 11:38:14

here

PortAndLemon Fri 26-Sep-08 11:40:52

Your ligaments are looser when pregnant, so you are more likely to strain something.

laweaselmys Fri 26-Sep-08 11:41:03

hmm. So it's just my back basically.

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