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Hie there,
im around 33 weeks pregnant..I want to know if it is advisable to climb n get down stairs...Whenever I meet any friends or relatives,they keep telling me to climb n get down stairs...I dont know if its advisable or recommended /.....Can u plzz advise...
As far as doing excercise or doing walking on plain surface is concerned ,i think its very good...But climbing stairs ,in fact as high as 5 floors gives me night mares...
Some few days back,i tried climbing n for 4 days I couldnt move my legs...
Plz plz plz advise///
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replied March 15th, 2006
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I'm just about 37 weeks pregnant and living in an apartment building go up and down the stairs almost daily. There's nothing wrong with it and it won't hurt you. Just make sure you take it easy and go at your own pace so you don't fall.
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replied March 15th, 2006
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Nothing wrong with climbing the stairs it wont hurt you or the baby in any way what is dangerous at this time is ur balance is off so hold on to something when ur going up or coming down the stairs. I fell down the stairs or just a few steps a few times and both my baby's are just fine!!!
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replied March 15th, 2006
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I guess if your not used to it that it could be a tiring thing.. Im 33 weeks, and I go up and down the stairs all the time lol im used to it but it obvioulsy does get a lil harder with all the baby weight you gained
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replied March 16th, 2006
But is there anything like,if u climb n get down stairs,it easies ur delivery?
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replied March 16th, 2006
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I don't know, I never heard that climbing stairs eases delivery. I've heard that various positions can help ease delivery including standing with one leg raised and resting on a low chair or footstool which mimics climbing. However, like I said, i've never actually heard that .C.L.I.M.B.I.N.G eases delivery.


Besides i'd be scared to climb anything with a contraction coming on! :lol:
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replied March 16th, 2006
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Tigress when u get a contractions you dont even want to move so dont worry too much about that!!
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replied March 16th, 2006
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:lol:
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replied March 16th, 2006
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Unless you're on bedrest or in active labor, you can do almost any normal daily activities you would normally do if you weren't pregnant. Climbing stairs is fine.
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replied November 18th, 2013
i'm going downstairs for using toilet 14 to 15 steps. right now it is 33 weeks can i do same at 9th months and is it safe? using stairs are about atleast 8 to 10 times in a day.. is it safe now and later?
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