Great Core Workout for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy might seem like the perfect time to sit back and relax. You might feel more tired than usual, your back might ache, and your ankles might be swollen.

One benefit of exercise during pregnancy is improving your physical and mental wellbeing. Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy helps in returning to your pre-baby weight more quickly and also reduces the risk of developing gestational diabetes, which is more common in mothers who are overweight.

Want to stay in shape while you're expecting? Fitness expert Autumn Calabrese walks us through workout moves - like these exercises to strengthen your core - that will help you stay fit during your pregnancy.

Always consult your physician before starting any diet or exercise program.