|Expectant mothers have been given some unexpected advice on how to build themselves up for giving birth endurance sports.
Jogging, cycling and dancing are all recommended, with swimming apparently the best of the lot.
Marion Sulprizio, a sports psychologist, told Sky News: "Water is felt to be particularly pleasant because it buoys the body and takes weight off the joints.
"So in water you can really let loose."
Ramona Braganza, personal trainer to stars like Jessica Alba who recently gave birth to a baby girl has said that exercise is vital for soon-to-be mothers, even if it is just a small amount.
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