Asked by Kassidy Finchum on Mar 10, 2024

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Which of the following exercise guidelines would you recommend to women during pregnancy and the postpartum period?

A) Women who habitually engaged in vigorous-intensity aerobic activity or who were physically active before pregnancy should not continue these activities during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
B) Women who are pregnant should consult their health care provider about whether or how to adjust their physical activity during pregnancy and after the baby is born.
C) Women who are pregnant should avoid moderate-intensity physical activity.
D) Women during pregnancy and the postpartum period should engage in 75 minutes to 150 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity.
E) Women during pregnancy and the postpartum period should only partake in muscle strengthening and balance training exercises.

Postpartum Period

The time following childbirth, focusing on the mother's recovery, adjustment to motherhood, and the health of the baby.

Vigorous-Intensity

A level of physical activity that significantly raises the heart rate and respiratory effort, and requires a high amount of energy expenditure.

Health Care Provider

A professional offering services related to the maintenance or improvement of health, including doctors, nurses, therapists, and others.

  • Ascertain fitting recommendations for physical exercises tailored to different demographic groups including preschool-aged children, seniors, women during pregnancy, and individuals in the aftermath of childbirth.
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Sasha Angelika

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
Women who are pregnant should always consult their health care provider to ensure their physical activity levels are safe for both mother and baby during pregnancy and the postpartum period.