These are some generally safe strength exercises you can do during pregnancy to help you prepare for and ease labor, birth, and recovery. You can start these from early pregnancy and continue throughout, using your body and judgment as a guide as to how many reps, how often, and what size weights to use.
As you enter your second trimester of pregnancy, the morning sickness and fatigue that plagued you during the last three months should be fading, leaving you feeling more energetic and like your old self again. The second trimester is, for many women, the easiest three months of pregnancy. Take the time now, while you're feeling better and your energy is up, to start planning for your baby's arrival.