limits while pregnant

Alicia - posted on 03/30/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )

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i miscarried in jan. of this year i am now 5 weeks pregnant is there any limits to what i should do cleaning wise...i know not to lift heavy things..but when i am cleaning its like i do one thing and i am wore out...i was high risk with my other 2 children so not sure if i am gonna be with this one or not...

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Carolee - posted on 03/31/2010

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If you start to get tired, sit down and put your feet up. Don't do any heavy lifting, and cut down on medium lifting. Also, don't use anything that has strong fumes. If the fumes are stronger than nail polish drying on your nails, then try to not use it.

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Sorry i stopped contracting I'm sure you got that lol i forgot to say it.. and had her over due:-)at 40weeks 4days.

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Hi well i my self have never had a miscarriage so i count myself so lucky but do take it easy no hard scrubbing the place i did that on my second and i started bleeding and contracting at 19weeks but thankfully all went okay and she was okay shes 15 mths now.Please take it easy for the 9 months.I Agree your body does have its way of saying stop and relax:-)

Rachel - posted on 03/30/2010

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As long as you're not overworking yourself cleaning should be ok. Just be careful! Your body has ways of telling you when it's too much. If you're tired, rest.... if you're worn out, don't push yourself too much. Especially if you're high risk and had a miscarriage. It's hard when pregnancies don't go well, it;s hard when things are so difficult and sometimes don't workout. I wish you the best! Cleaning can always wait and your husband, mom, or other family and friends would be happy to help I'm sure! Take it easy!

Heather - posted on 03/30/2010

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if you are concerned, do as much cleaning as you can sitting down. I was high risk with my last pregnancy towards the end, and they limited the time I was allowed to be on my feet... But if you aren't high risk, then there really aren't any restrictions. Except don't stand on a chair or counter...

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