Lea-Ann Ellison pregnant Crossfit mom photo controversy: pictures cause social media storm

How much is too much when you're pregnant?

For most women, being eight months pregnant means it is time to take it easy. Not for one expectant mother from Los Angeles.

Lea-Ann Ellison, 35, has created a social media debate after she posted photos on Facebook of herself pumping iron. The caption on Ellison's photo says, "8 months pregnant with baby number 3."

"I have been CrossFitting for 2½ years," Ellison posted on CrossFit's Facebook page, "and ... strongly believe that pregnancy is not an illness, but a time to relish in your body's capabilities to kick ass," CNN reported.

Reaction to the photo has been mixed.

Many say she is putting her unborn child in danger by lifting such heavy weights. What do you think? Head to the WPTV Facebook page to share your reaction. 


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