Every pregnant woman desires pain-free delivery. Most women experience fear of pregnancy which further increases problems. Yoga is a beneficial way to overcome pain as well fear of pregnancy.
Yoga can be preacticed at all stages of pregnancy including; Conception
Yoga helps deal with pain during delivery. The breathing exercise performed during yoga strengthens the body to cope with labour pain. Bidalasana which is also known as cat pose is very effective pose during pregnancy. This pose is good for proper circulation and digestion. It is also minimises pressure on the lower back. It is helpful for the favourable movement of baby in the womb.
Yoga also provides lots of post delivery benefits. It helps to maintain a proper body shape post-pregnancy. It strengthens the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles post-pregnancy. You can start practicing yoga six to seven weeks after delivering a baby to enjoy the post-delivery benefits of yoga. The post-delivery yoga also helps to maintain a proper body weight.
Yoga during pregnancy should be practiced under the guidance of a teacher.
60 minutes to 75 minutes daily