Avoid extreme sports such as skiing, mountain biking and diving.
Avoiding sports like tennis and paddle tennis is also recommended during the first trimester. However, unless your gynaecologist indicates otherwise, they can be played with caution starting in the second trimester.
Many pregnant go to the gym before they know they are pregnant, and substituting spinning, aerobic and step classes with exercise directed by the gym’s own instructors, who can recommend the best exercises to do while pregnant.
The best sport during pregnancy is swimming. Pregnant women can swim up to practically the three last weeks of pregnancy. It is not recommended after this point for a number of reasons, including that you may not notice if your waters break.