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Water Exercises for the Third Trimester

"Swimming is a particularly good exercise in pregnancy, as the water helps to support your extra weight. This can be a huge relief, especially in the third trimester. And unlike some other forms of aerobic exercise, swimming helps you to feel cool." -Babycenter.com

Swimming helps to:

  • improve circulation
  • boost heart and lung function
  • increase muscle tone and strength
  • build endurance
  • reduce swelling and fluid retention
  • burn calories, which helps to manage weight gain
  • promote good sleep
  • fend off fatigue
  • ease aches and pains