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Pregnancy stretches — pregnant woman practicing backward stretch with fitness ball
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You can also do the backward stretch with a fitness ball. Start on your knees with your arms straight and hands on a fitness ball, as shown. Curl backward slowly in the direction of your heels as far as is comfortable for your knees. Hold for several seconds, and then return to the starting position. Gradually work up to 10 repetitions.

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