Pregnancy can be a stressful time – mentally, physically and emotionally of a woman’s life.Ain’t it?But Yoga plays a great role to help mothers during the pregnancy, at childbirth time and in post-delivery stages.So don’t loose hope at that moment,be strong.Yoga can relieve the stress and makes the body more flexible, improve posture, and ease many pregnancy problems.Your body will be well prepared for new situations and changes that occur during and after pregnancy.It is also the main key to to stay fit, healthy and happy during pregnancy and prepare your body for labor.You will be able to educe anxiety,unwanted worries and depression by doing yoga and meditation.If you do the yoga in a perfect way and everything will go well the you will experience an easy and normal delivery for sure.But remember that before starting any yoga you should consult your doctor first.
Here I have some yoga techniques for you:
1.Yastikasana: (Main key-Simple stretching of all the muscles)
Step-1: Lie down on your back with your legs extended.
Step-2: Inhale as you extend your arms upwards.
Step-3: Stretch you body such that you pull your body upwards with your arms and downwards with your feet.
Step-4: Hold for 6 seconds, exhale and slowly release.
2.Ustrasana or the camel pose:
Step -1: Go down on your knees.
Step-2: Now slowly bend back as you try to reach your ankles.
Step-3: Hold this position up to 6 counts.
Step-4: Now slowly come back to original position.
3.Supta vhadrasana: (Main key-Improves flexibility)
Step-1: Lie down on your back.
Step-2: Spread your legs wider.
Step-3: Now bend your knees to bring your feet together in such a way that your feet form a namaste.
Step-4: Hold for 6 seconds and release.
Benefits of pregnancy yoga:
1.Your pelvic region will be more flexible than before making child birth easier.
2.Back-aches can be prevented as it stretches the lower back.
3.Energy levels will be raised, as blood rushes to the head by doing Ustrasana or the camel pose.
4.It helps to ease tension around the cervix and birth canal.
5.It raises the energy level and helps in slowing the metabolism, thus restore calm and focus.
6.It also reduces reduce morning sickness, mood swings, and nausea.
7.It helps in reducing inflammation and swelling around joints.
8.It also helps to relieve breast discomfort after pregnancy.
9. It also helps you to connect to the baby growing within you by changing your mind and body.
10.It also helps to stay fit and fine after pregnancy.
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