Your expanding belly and waning energy may also leave you craving couch time. However, light exercise can give you an energy boost and help you maintain a healthy body weight, which may help prevent preeclampsia (high blood pressure) and gestational diabetes. Working out can also help you build strength and endurance that will come in handy during childbirth. Walking, swimming, and gentle stretching are generally great options for third-trimester exercise. Talk with your doctor about a safe exercise program for you.
Now there's just one thing left to do: Get ready to meet your bundle of joy!