Long gone are the days when women were told not to exercise in pregnancy. Thankfully now there is plenty of evidence to show the more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier your pregnancy and labour will be. Your body will be better prepared for the shape changes... Long gone are the days when women were told not to exercise in pregnancy. Thankfully now there is plenty of evidence to show the more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier your pregnancy and labour will be. Your body will be better prepared for the shape changes...