Being pregnant means every day is another day closer to meeting the love of my life.
Pregnant mother will undergo distinct physiological changes and stress. It is also accompanied by unique physical and psychological demands. By practicing prenatal yoga, the pregnant mothers can find the balance physically, emotionally and mentally. Well, recent research also suggests that prenatal yoga is safe and can have many benefits for pregnant women and their babies. The benefits of Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga include:
♥ Reduce stress and anxiety
♥ Improve sleep
♥ Improve body stamina, strength, and flexibility
♥ Improve muscle endurance, especially the pelvic floor for better labor and childbirth
♥ Connect with the unborn child through mind, body, and breath
Prenatal yoga can be arranged further into four classes of different trimesters.
- First trimester (1st to 3rd months of the pregnancy )
- Second trimester (4th to 6th months of the pregnancy)
- Third trimester (7th to 9th months of the pregnancy)
- Fourth trimester (Postnatal or Postpartum period)
Prenatal Partner Yoga
The father plays an important role in the pregnancy journey of a mother. A father gives supports to a pregnant mother not just physically but emotionally, mentally and spiritually as well. Prenatal partner yoga can help the father to meet this supportive purpose, by enhancing the awareness and sensitivity to each other and deepen the relationship.