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Prenatal Yoga Poses for Every Trimester

Benefits of Yoga during Pregnancy

Overall, yoga may provide many physical and mental benefits that would improve the overall well-being of pregnant women. These include:

– Improve awareness to notice any changes to the mind and body

– Reduce levels of anxiety

– Build the body’s endurance and strength to meet the demands of delivery and pregnancy

– Improve sleep quality

– Reduce fatigue and tiredness

– Lower the risk of preterm labor, labor duration, or emergency C-section

– Improve the Apgar score and birth weight of the infant

– Stimulate digestive organs, which may have less space because of the growing fetus [1]