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alisonparker 09-24-2018 04:12 AM

Yoga For Pregnant Women
 
Can a pregnant woman do yoga? What are the rules or poses a six months pregnant woman can perform? I heard that yoga helps relaxation to a pregnant woman. That's why I am interested

JosephNelms 11-10-2018 01:52 AM

It is better to consult a doctor before starting the yoga.

lylamorris 11-15-2018 04:20 AM

Congratulations in advance for your upcoming beautiful baby. Yes, it is really important to consult the doctor before you do any yoga exercises, but normal things you can do at your home like meditation or exhaling breathe like (breathe in and out). It reduces stress and anxiety and that helps you to feel happy, and I think that is much important. It helps you to discuss with your doctor and choose the comfortable exercise for yourself. Well, I wish you a very beautiful baby.

Rianna Nicole 12-07-2018 06:42 PM

Yes! I'm a mom of 3 ages 13-25 and pregnant with #4 . I have been doing yoga for 26 years and teaching for 18 years ( yes I'm old) yes to yoga when pregnant and after. It does and will help. My last 2 babies ( a long time ago) were homebirths and I plan on it again. If you have any questions please ask.

Nuluv 03-19-2019 07:02 AM

A pregnant woman can do yoga with the permission of her gynaecologist, and there are only a few asanas that she can do to ensure the baby remains safe.

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aayushibdbd 07-09-2019 01:05 AM

Yoga poses for pregnant women
 
Yes, a pregnant woman can easily do some of the yoga. Here are some of the yoga that they can try
- Standing side stretch.
- Child's pose with bent knees.
- Cat and camel pose.

RiseCist 07-09-2019 05:30 AM

Standing side stretch and Child's pose with bent knees are the best ones :)

Pallograph 09-20-2019 12:30 AM

Yes, Yoga can be very beneficial during pregnancy, as long as you take certain precautions. If you're attending a regular yoga class (one not specifically geared to pregnant women), be sure to tell the instructor you're pregnant, and which trimester you're in. Avoid the Poses like Backbends,
Balancing poses on one leg (unless supported by chair or wall), Camel, Handstands, Headstands and Upward bow.

cheerflora 09-26-2019 03:34 AM

Yes, you can do but you can't do all the poses such as backbends etc. Better tell the instructor that you are pregnant.

Grandalyn 10-17-2019 08:39 AM

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Originally Posted by alisonparker (Post 19740895)
Can a pregnant woman do yoga? What are the rules or poses a six months pregnant woman can perform? I heard that yoga helps relaxation to a pregnant woman. That's why I am interested

Remember to moderate your yoga routine to about 30 minutes and to never push yourself. Yoga is a means to relax, so there is no reason to push yourself, which isn’t safe or healthy for an expecting mother.

While there are many benefits to yoga, it is important to remember not all yoga is safe for pregnant women.

Yoga, such as Bikram, and other practices of yoga that require a hot environment, are not safe for the expecting mother. Doing those hot forms of yoga can cause hyperthermia.

Any poses in which you lie flat on your back, or require a lot of abdominal stretching, are also not recommended for pregnant women.

scottmichael19711 08-04-2020 12:31 PM

yoga is a good idea

Anna14 09-15-2020 01:45 AM

Yoga is a great sport for pregnant women)

tarbertsand 09-29-2020 04:33 AM

Depends on the pregnancy. Some women have complicated pregnancies that they are even asked to stop working while some even do Crossfit.

Vismitha 09-30-2020 02:39 AM

Depends on the pregnancy. Without proper details it is difficult to comment

Vismitha 09-30-2020 02:39 AM

good one

applejuice 09-30-2020 03:00 PM

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Originally Posted by alisonparker (Post 19740895)
Can a pregnant woman do yoga? What are the rules or poses a six months pregnant woman can perform? I heard that yoga helps relaxation to a pregnant woman. That's why I am interested

Ask your doctor, but what do doctors know about yoga? Ask anyway.

From my life experience as a woman and mother who did yoga and other exercises during my first pregnancy 40 years ago, I suggest that NO pregnant woman ever do a head stand. It is counter productive to do this position. The only case of a true knot in the umbilical cord was in a woman whom I knew did this position as part of her yoga exercise routine. I am sure that there are other causes of a true knot in the umbilical cord, but I would avoid this.

A side note - I know we are not bats, but bats are mammals and they hang up side down, give birth upside down and breastfeed while flying. Some flying bats grow to four feet in the Philipines.

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Bats are the only flying mammals. They don't lay eggs , rather give birth while hanging upside down on tree .
Amazingly mothers fly with their calves hanging on their chest, simultaneously breast feeding and enjoying ride. See how junior is enjoying feed and ride


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