Weightlifting While Pregnant? Heck Yeah!

Just read a great post for moms, people with mothers, and people who may one day be pregnant.

I think that whether women should weight lift while pregnant speaks volumes about preconceived notions of femininity, motherhood, the female body, and feelings about women and weight lifting. I think it’s kind of shitty to express concern for another woman’s fetus–I feel like that takes power and agency away from the pregnant woman and it implies that she hasn’t evaluated or fully comprehended her situation or the situation of her near-baby; let’s give pregnant women some credit and stop telling them how they should and shouldn’t be living…would we share these pearls of wisdom with them if they weren’t pregnant? If the answer is no, then you should probably just keep quiet.

Weightlifting While Pregnant Debate.

via Weightlifting While Pregnant Debate.


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