You are 4.5 times more likely to have a caesarean section if you are not active during pregnancy.
Physical activity doesn't have to be strenuous to be beneficial; its about moving more and sitting less.
Performing pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy can strengthen the muscles and help to reduce or avoid stress incontinence after pregnancy.
30 minutes of walking every day during pregnancy can help to keep both you and your growing baby healthy.
Sign your family up to the 10 Minute Shake Up from Change4Life and Disney to help your family move more this summer.
A USA study showed in 2010 mothers with younger children spent nearly 14 hours less a week on physical activity than in 1965, using nearly 1,600 less calories a week. Instead, more time was spent on things like watching TV or using smartphones.
Swimming is a great form of all-round exercise for all the family. As you are supported by the water, it's ideal if you want to be more active and stay healthy, whatever your age or ability.
Regular exercise can make you feel better and less tired.