Items Tagged ‘postnatal’

March 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment

I GUESS you can keep exercising…a personal tale of prenatal exercise

By Desiree Ahrens Desiree Ahrens (@ahrensdesiree)

I rode my bicycle to my first prenatal appointment. I had competed in triathlons for the 4 years prior, so riding my bike was very natural. At the appointment, one of the health care providers hinted that I probably should stop riding my bike. Now that I was pregnant, I wouldn’t want to do anything […]

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July 20, 2015 · Leave a Comment

My Birth Stories

By Desiree Ahrens Desiree Ahrens (@ahrensdesiree)

When I was 37 weeks pregnant with my twin boys my feet were swollen, I gained 10 lbs in about 3 days, and my blood pressure shot up. At my prenatal appointment the next day, my midwife informed me it was time to get these boys out before I went into full-blown preeclampsia.

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