Benefits of exercising during pregnancy

Strengthening your muscles will help your body carry the extra weight.

Exercise can also increase your chance of maintaining a healthier weight throughout pregnancy. It will help your body cope during and after giving birth.

Being active for up to 30 minutes most days during pregnancy can:

Not being active during pregnancy may lead to:

Tips during pregnancy - HSE

Staying healthy during your pregnancy - HSE

Page last reviewed: 20 November 2018
Next review due: 20 November 2021