- Energy levels, stamina and endurance increase.
- Heart muscles become stronger.
- Circulation is stimulated and blood vessels toned and strengthened.
- Lung capacity improves with an increase in oxygen to the placenta, uterus and your baby.
- Your endurance during labour and recovery afterwards may well be enhanced by increasing your level of fitness.
Recovery after the birth of your baby can be easier and quicker if you maintain your muscular strength and tone during pregnancy.