By Jennifer Gilbert, DO of the Mommy MD Guides

One of the most common early pregnancy symptoms is fatigue. And I’m not talking about dozing-off-in-front-of-the-TV fatigue. Often the fatigue women feel in pregnancy is more of the hit-by-a-Mack-Truck variety. This is common, and it should pass.

If you can manage to get up off of the couch, early in pregnancy is an excellent time to start a gentle workout program, and exercise might actually help you gain more energy. Before beginning, or changing, your exercise program, talk with your doctor or midwife.

You’re probably wondering, which exercises are safe to do? Test your PregQ here: Do you think these exercises are safe for you and your baby—or not?

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