Closed Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 19
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    1,033
    Thanks
    1,626
    Thanked
    256
    Reviews
    19
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Do you need expert help? Ask your pregnancy health/fitness question here ...

    Hi everyone!

    You may have already heard that the Bub Hub is about to be a TV series!

    We're filming six episodes for the local 31 channel up here in Brisbane and the first episode is about Pregnancy Health.

    We'll have experts Kate di Prima and Paula Hindle as guests on the show and we want to ask them some questions on PREGNANCY HEALTH AND FITNESS from real mums-to-be!

    What would you like to know about PREGNANCY HEALTH, NUTRITION and FITNESS?

    Maybe something on one of the following topics: healthy eating, foods to avoid, pregnancy weight gain, morning sickness, active birth, pregnancy and postnatal exercise, return to sport/running, abdominal separation and pelvic floor/incontinence?

    Thanks!
    Last edited by BH-editor; 27-11-2012 at 12:45.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    1,033
    Thanks
    1,626
    Thanked
    256
    Reviews
    19
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Hi - just wanted to bump this up again tonight!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    150
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked
    24
    Reviews
    0
    Hi - I've found it really difficult to get clear, trustworthy information about whether and how much I can exercise in pregnancy.
    For women who are already very fit, what are the restrictions on exercise? I know that unfit women shouldn't suddenly start exercising, but I normally do 4 intense workouts a week - weights, body pump, body attack, RPM, studio pilates, reformer pilates.
    I asked my doctor and obstetrician but they were vague and said exercise is good but "don't overdo it" and "don't overheat." I asked the exercise instructors and they said "take it easy" and "go slow." It's hard to know what this means. I don't want to just walk around the block or swim a few laps, I want to exercise.
    Precise info about what you CANNOT do, and why not, would be helpful.
    Tonight I went to reformer pilates and did loads of intense ab exercises, pushups, dynamic planks etc and am just hoping that this is all ok and doesn't hurt the baby.

  4. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to MrsStewart For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (28-11-2012),Little Ted  (11-03-2013)

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    188
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    16
    Reviews
    0

    Default Do you need expert help? Ask your pregnancy health/fitness question here ...

    Same here not pregnant yet, but I love body combat, running and lifting weights! Just want to know what's safe when I do become preggers!

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Neo For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (28-11-2012)

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    1,391
    Thanks
    812
    Thanked
    688
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I agree, we need better info on exercise. Before being pregnant, I played soccer. Obviously contact sports are out now but I would love to get back into soccer after bub is here. I want to know when its ok to get back into training and how soon I can play again. I want to know what I can do in the meantime to maintain my strength and fitness.

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to DarcyJ For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (28-11-2012)

  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    4,322
    Thanks
    1,552
    Thanked
    2,539
    Reviews
    10
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default Do you need expert help? Ask your pregnancy health/fitness question here ...

    I agree with PPs. I heard opposite advice son whether I could keep running or not while pregger. I stopped at 3mths as a physio told me it wasn't good for my pelvic floor (increased pressure on it). But I have seen pregnant ladies keep up with the running a lot later in their pregnancies.

    Thanks for your opinion

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to ExcuseMyFrench For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (28-11-2012)

  11. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    992
    Thanks
    418
    Thanked
    201
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Re: Do you need expert help? Ask your pregnancy health/fitness question here ...

    I'd like more information on medication during pregnancy. Things you can't take or should be avoiding. Especially medication for common pregnancy complaints - gas, heartburn, UTI, muscle pain etc.

    Sent from my GT-I9305 using BubHub

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Disbride For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (28-11-2012)

  13. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    1,033
    Thanks
    1,626
    Thanked
    256
    Reviews
    19
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Thanks for all the questions so far!

    Does anyone have questions about pregnancy weight gain, healthy eating, morning sickness etc?

  14. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Algester - Brisbane
    Posts
    4,273
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked
    41
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I would love to know more about gestational diabetes. What levels your bsl should be before and after meals and what can you do to help lower that without medications. How soon should you test after a meal. Are tablets or insulin better. And how can not taking the medications affect bub and mum.

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to InSaneOne For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (29-11-2012)

  16. #10
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Central Queensland
    Posts
    1,713
    Thanks
    147
    Thanked
    423
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Do you need expert help? Ask your pregnancy health/fitness question here ...

    It'd be good to get the official word on whether already overweight mums who don't 'diet' but lose weight are ok. I had conflicting information. I was told by a nutritionist it was ok, and personally didn't see any harm in losing weight as long as I was consuming the appropriate amount of calories in appropriate forms. But the dr was upset to learn I had lost almost 10kgs thanks to morning sickness.

  17. The Following User Says Thank You to Daydream Believer For This Useful Post:

    BH-editor  (29-11-2012)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 27-05-2012, 13:18
  2. Fitness DVDs for pregnancy
    By Lozzie3 in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19-12-2011, 12:47

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pyjamas.com.au
With so many gorgeous brands and styles for every season, our pyjamas, nighties, robes, sleepsuits and sleeping bags are lovely for lights out and perfect for lazy days. Get 10% off first order using code bubhub. Be quick offer ends 31/12/16.
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
SRC Pregnancy & Recovery Shorts
Want pain relief during pregnancy, and to continue working and exercising? Fancy a speedy recovery after childbirth? Want to regain your pre-baby body shape fast? Recommended by healthcare professionals, SRC compression products will let your body do its most important work.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!