Working during pregnancy: five minutes with . . . Margie DavenportBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5061 (Published 07 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5061
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
“I’m an exercise physiologist, and my background is in exercise during pregnancy. I was giving a presentation on it once, and afterwards a nurse asked me at what point during her pregnancy she should stop lifting patients and when to stop working long hours and rotating shifts. I hadn’t thought about it before, so we decided to take a look—and it turned out that there wasn’t a lot of information out there.
“We know from non-pregnant populations that shift …