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    Yoga for Pregnancy!!

    Experts approved yoga asanas thatíll soothe your body, strengthen your stomach muscles and prep you for labor day.






    • Lie on your side with one arm straight under your head, and the other flexed on the ground for support.
    • Raise the top leg.
    • Do 5 reps on each side.


    Good for: Activating muscles on the side of the bump and helping to burn any surplus fat

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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!


    • On all fours, inhale and drop your tummy to the floor, raise your head and look up.
    • Exhale and round spine towards ceiling, looking towards your stomach.
    • Do 5 reps.


    Good for: Helping circulation in your spine and pelvis

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    • Sit on mat and cross legs. Push down on knees with both hands.
    • Do 6-8 reps.


    Good for: Relaxing your pelvic floor

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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!


    • Lie on a mat facing up and, flexing your legs, lift your pelvis to create a space between your lumbar and the floor.
    • Slowly come back down.
    • Do 10 reps.


    Good for: strengthening back, leg and pelvic muscles to help reduce labour pains

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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!



    • Sit on a mat with feet under your bum.
    • Breathe in deeply, lower chest and arms onto the floor (widen knees to allow for your tummy).
    • Stretch until arms are straight and hands reach the floor.
    • Do 5 reps.


    Good for: Increasing spinal elasticity

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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!





    • Sitting, place knees together.
    • Separate legs and use hands to try to bring them together.
    • Try to open your legs with your hands. Hold for 4 seconds.
    • Do 4 reps.


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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!



    • Stand up, tilt your pelvis forward and back, following with your hands.
    • Do 10 reps.


    Good for: Improving pelvic elasticity

    Wise words: “Avoid deep twisting or anything that’ll put a lot of strain on the abdominal muscles, like straight-leg lifting or lowering. Your abs are being over-stretched as it is.” - Nicole Walsh, yoga teacher trainer.

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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!

    Hi Karthi,

    Really useful thread for pregnant women, thanks much.


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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!

    Thank you So Much Kaa..

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    Re: Yoga for Pregnancy!!

    Thanks Karthi, for the tips along with illustrations.

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