Meditation is very
beneficial for pregnant women to stay balanced and relaxed during pregnancy. It
also helps to boost the overall health of the mother and growth of the unborn
child. Read on to learn more about the benefits of meditating during
Pregnancy is a phase every
married woman longs for. Apart from the comfort and care provided from family,
it is very important for the expectant mother to balance personal, physical and
mental happiness. Meditation is a perfect blend and solution for the above. Not
only is it an overall soothing experience but also enhances the growth of the
Let's see what makes meditation so good for pregnant
Why Meditation is Important for Pregnant
It is well known that a foetus
is nourished by the umbilici and it is also a passage for hormones from the
mother to the growing baby. Meditation is widely known for its stress busting
qualities and its continual practice during pregnancy ensures the mental
well-being of the carrying mother.
Reduction of stress
Decrease in pregnancy related
issues such as morning sickness, high blood pressure and
It helps in increasing oxygen
supply to the baby.
It helps expecting mothers to get
rid of negative feelings like fear, anger and anxiety.
It also helps expecting mothers to
feel relaxed which ensures good blood circulation in the body.
It improves bonding between mother
and child and causes a long lasting positive effect on the brain development of
Meditating results in the baby's
over all development.
It also provides the baby with
better immunity. (Meditation increases the levels of melatonin, thus supporting
the immune system, increasing quality of sleep and improving
It has also been proved that
pregnant women who meditate regularly experience less pain during labour and
are happier and healthier during gestation and delivery.
The positive effects of meditating
during pregnancy can also help to indirectly reduce the risks of pregnancy
complications like premature labour, miscarriage, low birth weight in babies,
birth defects, complications during delivery etc.
Meditation is a very helpful tool
for pregnant women to boost their inner strength and fight the fear of labour
Meditating throughout the
pregnancy can also help to recover from the rigours of delivery and childbirth
It can also prove very beneficial
to deal with and keep issues like post delivery depression at
How can Pregnant Women
Meditation is an amazing
technique to reach out to the unborn baby and make a connection with your
bundle of joy. The main aim of it is to be absolute and completely
This can be achieved in the following
Wear comfortable clothes while practising meditation so
that you are able to sit comfortably.
Choose a quite room with minimum
disturbance in order to mediate properly.
Close your eyes and sit in an
erect position and concentrate on your breathing.
Focus on gentle inhalations and
long slow exhalations. Make sure you expand your abdomen, ensuring more oxygen
supply to the baby.
Your relaxation level directly
affects the baby and the energy is passed on to your loved one inside your
Chant any religious or spiritual
lines you wish to, so as to block out any other disturbances or even making
conversation with your unborn would be considered good.
If you are a beginner, start with
practising meditation for 10 minutes daily and then gradually increase the
Make sure you give yourself and
the baby ample amount of time. After all, meditating during pregnancy is like
bonding with your baby who will fill your world with joy as soon as it
Last but not the least, ensure a healthy diet and always
think happy thoughts. Following the above mentioned techniques regularly and
constant checkups with the gynecologist will ensure a painless and easy
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- The Indiaparenting Team