Fitness Level


Fitness Level Individuals at Fitness Level 1 have not regularly participated in an exercise program and should begin slowly. The following is only a guideline, you should consult a physician prior to beginning any new exercise program!. Most experts in the field recommend beginning with 3 times per week, 20-30 minutes per session. If you cannot work for 20 minutes to begin with that’s OK, just keep at it until you reach the 20 minute mark. (In order for your heart to benefit, you should try to exercise aerobically for a minimum of 20 minutes.)

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Polio


Polio The Salk vaccine (inactivated polio vaccine, IPV) was developed by Dr. Jonas Salk in 1955. It consists of injection of dead (inactivated) polio virus. The Sabin vaccine (oral polio vaccine, OPV) was developed more recently. It is the most commonly used polio vaccine today. This vaccine contains weakened, live virus. It is a liquid that is given by mouth. The trivalent form (TOPV) is effective against all known forms of polio; ....

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Birth Planning


Birth Planning No one can predict exactly what your baby’s birth will be like. You probably have some idea of what you hope will happen and may have talked to your doctor or midwife. But one of the best ways to learn about labor and birth-and let others know about your thoughts-is to write a birth plan. ‘A birth plan is a way for a patient to communicate to the healthcare provider what she envisions her birth experience will be like so she can have some input on the management ....

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