In this video, Jenna and Jason talk about how they stayed active while waiting for their little girl to arrive. Jenna also talks about prenatal vitamins.
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Jenna Surrat: Typically before pregnancy, I was running about three miles five time a week and lifting some weights, it not a whole life but I’ve seem pretty active, played a lot of soccer and other sports, softball, flag football and things like that. Female: So, I would assume, no flag football but— Jenna Surrat: No, it was actually really hard to not play soccer. I haven’t been able to play for a couple seasons not, we just started our spring season and—I’m hoping that Allison will come soon so that I can get back on the field but—it has been tough and I haven’t been able to, you know, play contact sports but I was able to run on the treadmill. The doctor say that they don’t really want you running outside on trails or anywhere that you could have a chance of tripping and falling but—treadmills are typically safe an— So – on the treadmill at the beginning and—like I told you before, I was little but so or so, I did the elliptical for a while and then I was able to get back into running and I was running a couple of miles and it—It kind of – one sometimes and probably few months ago I started really bad just cramp so I was running. Almost like a runner’s cramp that you get if you’re really out of shape or, I don’t know. I remember feeling that way like running high school track but—so that would kind of slow me down a little bit but I was able to consistently run, you know, at least a mile a few times a week. I’ve been told a couple of weeks ago and my doctor told me that cut out the running. Female: So, almost the entire length then? Jenna Surrat: Yeah! I’m 39 weeks now so, I’ve told about 37 weeks. Jason: Jenna is so active, like when we got married, my wife changed as anybody’s life should change I think when we you get married, cause you got to give and take some. But I think through this process has changed too but she has remained very active and she’s jus always on the go so—and that aspect that hasn’t changed as much that I thought it would. We’re still going to the gym three or four days a week and I’ve been told a couple a weeks ago which was just a shock to me but she insisted, you know, that we and—she’s not running as much but still the run a mile three days a week when you’re 30 something weeks pregnant, it just amazed me that she can do that. Jenna Surrat: I did hear you saying “Jenna, please come on, stop, slow down— Jason: Yeah, I did actually—every once in a while, we’ll run outside here, just around the neighborhood and I felt really bad and embarrassed when she’s like “Come on, let’s go run outside”, and I’m like “No, people are going to think that I’m like wanting you to run to lose weight or like I’m a bad husband or something”. And so that was—we definitely got some look runner on the neighborhood. Cause I’ve never, you know, 30 years and a pregnant woman and her husband running around the neighborhood, or you know, at least not at 35 weeks or 37 weeks, so yeah, we definitely got some looks. Jenna Surrat: For me it was just doing what I was doing before. A lot of people say that pre-natal yoga and puladis and things like that are great during pregnancy and I tried—I tried doing a couple videos—I wasn’t really ever into the causes before so I didn’t think it would be something that I shouldn’t start doing once I was pregnant but yeah— I’m just—I’m a runner and—I think for a lot of people, they do like the less intense workouts. I guess yoga could be intense too but I don’t know—I prefer to run so—I think doing what you’re already doing like before you’re pregnant is probably the best philosophy, and that’s what I’ve read in books, and I have heard doctors say, and I think that that’s typically the best idea. Simply harder to reach my feet at this point—putting on shoes. –I want too, I guess. They say that you aren’t suppose to life fought on you back or—I don’t know, but I mean, as far as losing my test, I’m painting my – last weekend, then I stop until going – Have to come up for air between each d
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