Lifting weights will not increase the chances of a miscarriage, but mums-to-be should be careful not to injure their back muscles during this important time. Photo: Shutterstock

Can stress or heavy lifting increase a woman’s risk of miscarrying?

It’s a common belief in Asia that emotional stress affects a woman’s unborn child and lifting heavy objects weakens the body, but the facts suggest that neither directly puts a pregnancy in danger

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Lifting weights will not increase the chances of a miscarriage, but mums-to-be should be careful not to injure their back muscles during this important time. Photo: Shutterstock
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