Pregnancy is one of the most anticipated periods in any
parent’s life. It brings along lot of joy and unknown pleasure and at the same
time lots of anxiety and fear. The whole period of pregnancy and childbirth is
a great emotional as well as physical and psychological experience for the
woman. If it is your first child, you must be having lot of fear and agony
inside you. You must be having some knowledge about pregnancy and childbirth
and this can be a positive or a negative understanding depending on the source.
Yoga asanas are performed
by people to relieve stress and to calm down. Yoga can keep you flexible and
help a lot during childbirth. However, you must not do any asana without
medical advice and without the right teacher. It is always better to consult
your doctor and if your pregnancy is normal, yoga will be extremely beneficial
for you. Even if you are trying to conceive, yoga will be of great help to you.
When you are practicing yoga
during the pregnancy period, it will help you cope with the physical and
mental changes going on in your body. Mostly the yoga asanas help you with relaxation, breathing and stretching
Yoga Asanas Beneficial for Pregnancy
the first semester of pregnancy, standing yoga
asanas are suggested. This helps strengthen legs, generates energy
and improves blood circulation in the entire body. It will also relieve
you from morning sickness and other early pregnancy
second and third semester the time given to yoga asanas must be lessened. Also, do not overstretch the abdomen
and avoid lying down on your back for more than ten minutes. It is better
to avoid lying on your stomach too during this time.
are some yoga asanas like tad
asana, trikonasana, virasana, neck exercises and some other light
stretching yoga asanas are
suggested during pregnancy.
Benefits of Yoga during Pregnancy
become more aware of the changes going on in your body and the presence of
your child inside you. You will be able to take care of your baby and its
well being perfectly.
- Yoga asanas will help remove tension and
tightness in your body with the help of stretching that it gives to the
body. It will also help you overcome other discomforts that are associated
with pregnancy period.
increase energy and strength from within. This will help you to prepare
for motherhood and also make you help your child grow in a better way.
yoga asanas will not only
relieve stress, it will help improve blood circulation in your body and
boost up your immune and digestive
will help enhance your concentration and focus.
- Yoga asanas done along with your partner
will help strengthen your relationship
and bonding of both of you with your child.
Apart from yoga asanas,
pranayama and meditation also helps a lot to calm down and stay relaxed, happy
and well prepared during pregnancy. These will help you energize from within.
It will help prepare your mind and body as well as it will take you to an
advanced level of mind control.
When you are practicing yoga asanas, just keep in mind that the exercise should be done within
your limit. You should practice all the yoga asanas under yoga expert’s guidance and take doctor’s advice before
starting yoga practice during pregnancy. If there is any kind of discomfort,
stop immediately and consult your doctor.