Are there any red flags that should mean I should stop exercising?  YES.

 

If you develop any of the follow stop exercise immediately and seek urgent medical attention - 

  • Excessive shortness of breath before you have even exerted yourself
  • Chest pains or palpitations
  • Dizziness or feeling faint
  • Painful contractions, signs of labour or leaking amniotic fluid
  • Vaginal bleeding 
  • Excessive tiredness
  • Abdominal, pelvic or back pain
  • Severe headache
  • Muscle weakness
  • Calf pain and / or swelling
  • Concerns that your baby is moving less
  • Pain in the front or back of your pelvic girdle area - lower spine or abdomen down to your thigh