Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 12 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 214: 3

Answer

The center of gravity shifts forward when she becomes pregnant.

Work Step by Step

Since the pregnant woman now has the weight of the baby in front of her, her center of gravity naturally shifts forward. Thus, women frequently hold their shoulders back to shift their center of gravity to a more normal position.
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