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What precautions should I take if I am pregnant with multiples?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
It's especially important to monitor your nutritional intake and make sure you're getting enough protein. Since back pain is more common in women carrying multiples, pay close attention to your exercise routine after checking with your doctor to make sure it is okay (swimming is a good option) and be conscious of your posture throughout the day. Sometimes women report that a maternity belt helps relieve the low back pain associated with a larger abdomen throwing your center of balance off. You may also need to be on bed rest toward the end of pregnancy. Trust your doctor to help provide these guidelines.
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