Issues Related to Pregnancy & Athletic Participation: The Foundation Position

 

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Educational institutions, national sport governing bodies and athletics organizations should adopt policies concerning pregnancy and sport that protect both the health and rights of female athletes to participate in sports and physical activity.

There is no definitive point during pregnancy when a female athlete should cease competition; decisions regarding participation should be made by the female athlete in conjunction with her healthcare provider.

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