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Pregnant Israeli Mom Defends Her Viral Hip Hop Dance Video

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Shaked David, an Israeli hip-hop dancer, has some choice words for the people who criticized her dance routine. Why did she get flak? Earlier this month, David posted a video of herself dancing at 9 months pregnant–and some viewers backlashed, saying she was endangering her baby.

Well, this mom-to-be isn’t about to back down. She voiced her frustrations in a new video, where she explains that dancing while pregnant is common among professional dancers–and that there isn’t anything to worry about.

Listen to what she says here (and what her doctors said about it, too):

And don’t forget to check out her awesome dance skills if you haven’t already. Here’s the original video:

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Joanna Valente

Joanna Valente is the Editorial Assistant at Kveller. She is the author of Sirs & Madams The Gods Are Dead, and Marys of the Sea (forthcoming), and received her MFA at Sarah Lawrence College. You can follow her @joannasaid on Twitter, @joannacvalente on Instagram, or email her at joanna@kveller.com.

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