Why should you exercise while you’re pregnant?

  • Helps back pain and other aches.
  • Boosts mood and energy levels.
  • Helps you sleep better.
  • Keeps your weight gain healthy.
  • May reduce risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure.
  • Will lessen the risk of symptoms of depression after giving birth.
  • Reduces the risk of your baby being born much larger than average.

What kind of exercises should you do?

  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Light strength training
  • No contact sports (soccer, basketball)