Cycling and pregnancy: expert advice on staying active whilst growing a little person

Cycling Weekly's digital editor was never going to spend 40 weeks off the bike...

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Some women approach pregnancy with eager anticipation. I was never one of those women. Whilst I was excited to start a family, the idea of relinquishing control over my body - to make space for a tiny but rapidly growing little person - induced a fear that niggled at the back of my mind throughout my twenties. 

Thirty-nine weeks into the event, I wish I’d given over less of my time and energy to these worries (a sentiment I doubly endorse as I carry out a final edit, with my gorgeous daughter sleeping next to me!).

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