Regular exercise during pregnancy is associated with a lower incidence of:

Excessive maternal weight gain

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Pregnancy-induced hypertension

Varicose veins

Deep vein thrombosis


Low-back pain


Also tend to have:

Easier, shorter, and less complicated deliveries

Timely return to pre-pregnancy weight after delivery

Prenatal Fitness - 1st Trimester