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Oct 25, 2013 2:11 PM by Michael Handler; KSBY News

Exercise during pregnancy can help kids cardiovascular health

Exercising during pregnancy can help improve the vascular health of children.

Researchers conducted experiments on pregnant swine, because they have human like responses to exercise. They found the physical activity levels of expectant mothers significantly impacted how well blood flowed through the veins of their offspring.

The current recommendations for pregnant women are 30 minutes of moderate exercise a day.

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