When you conceive, the elders around you are more than willing to give you advice, share their experiences with you so as to enlighten you and give you all the knowledge pertaining to pregnancy. Especially when you are pregnant for the first time you are so naive and ignorant you tend to listen very intently to all the information handed to you by the more than willing people who care for you. But it is for you to decide what advice to consider and what not to. You should not get perturbed by all the suggestion that is given by these more than enthusiastic people. One of the suggestions that you should always follow is the Pre natal yoga which according to the doctors is mandatory to be followed by the going to be mother. Though most of the pregnant women are very apprehensive about doing exercises because they think that it might do some harm to the child, more over they are a little anxious of the body changes occurring in their body with each passing day. So in this particular article we will discuss about the most frequently asked questions pertaining to Pre Natal Yoga.
Question one: What is the need to do yoga during pregnancy?
Yoga ensures you’re over all development spiritually, mentally, physically and emotionally and it will enable you to cope with the labour, delivery and the post delivery phase in a more positive manner. Yoga soothes your senses and helps you to be calm even in very stressful situation.
Question two: Hope it is safe doing yoga during the period of pregnancy?
During pregnancy it is safe to do yoga in fact it is very beneficial provided you do it under a trained pre natal yoga trainer. They have designed exercises which are meant for the expecting mothers. It is better to commence with these exercises after the first trimester because that is the period when the foetus grows and develops, after the first trimester the baby grows in size only so it is imperative for the mother to do certain specific exercises so as she is able to sail through her pregnancy with ease. But before the onset of these yoga exercises it is better to consult with your yoga instructor because in case you have certain peculiarity in your pregnancy, for instance if you are carrying twins, then they will formulate such kind of exercises which will suit your condition.
Question Three: Will I be benefitted by yoga physically?
If you do yoga then your blood circulation will improve and all the nutrients and oxygen will be transported through your body effectively ensuring that the baby is benefitted. This will enable you to have a smooth delivery by strengthening your pelvic muscles. Your labour time will also be shortened to a considerable amount and you’re vaginal passage will also recover very quickly. Another great advantage by this increased blood circulation is that it will avoid or help in removal of stretch marks.
Question Four: Should I continue with the yoga exercises after delivery?
There is absolutely no doubt about the benefits attached to yoga. After delivery it might not be possible to resume immediately since a new born child can be very demanding. After the child has become a couple of months old you can always commence with the regular yoga which is very different from the pre natal yoga. You can do yoga in the comfort of your home because it doesn’t require any equipment and reap all the benefits.