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pregnancy and yoga

How Yoga Can Help You Create Intimacy In Your Relationship

Whether you're pregnant or not, this is extremely relaxing.

Tara Stiles
December 9 2016

What You Need To Know About Practicing Yoga When You're Pregnant

Nope, rolling around on your belly is not a good idea.

Tara Stiles
December 6 2016

7 Tricks I Use To Get Amazing Sleep (Even As A Pregnant Mom)

I've found some tried-and-true recipes for getting the best sleep I possibly can — despite having a toddler and being pregnant with twins.

Kristin McGee, RYT-500
August 14 2016

Why I Recommend Yoga If You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant: A Fertility Doctor Explains

In one study, a yoga program significantly lowered anxiety rates by 20 percent in fertility patients.

5 Things I Always Tell Pregnant Women About Meditating

Most of the time meditation is all about you—relieving your stress along with making you feel good. But now meditation is about you AND your baby....

Liddy Arens
May 4 2016

Study Finds One More Reason For Pregnant Women To Hit The Yoga Mat

We already know there are a ton of benefits to practicing yoga during pregnancy — from easing lower back pain to decreasing the risk of preterm birth.

Anna Williams
November 16 2015

Prenatal No-Nos: A Complete Yoga Guide To A Healthy, Safe Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting (and scary!) time. If it’s your first pregnancy, then for the very first time in your life every decision you make effects...

Heidi Kristoffer
July 20 2015
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An 11-Pose Prenatal Yoga Sequence For A Blissful Birth

There are so many benefits to practicing yoga as an expectant and new mama — from improved circulation and firming of the skin, to strengthening of...

Latham Thomas
May 23 2015

5 Prenatal Yoga Moves Every Mama-To-Be Should Try

The short nine months during pregnancy hardly give our bodies enough time to adapt to the massive changes that carrying a baby requires. But we can...

Hope Zvara
April 15 2015

7 Things I've Learned From Being Pregnant In 4 Countries

I have received prenatal care on three continents in four countries — China, the United States, Italy, and the Netherlands.

8 Things I Tell Women Who Want To Have A Home Birth

In a home birth, the infection rate for both mother and baby is less than half that of hospital births and unnecessary medical interventions are...

Evelyn Ojeda-Fox
April 23 2014

How To Enjoy Yoga When You're A New Mom

After giving birth to your beautiful baby, it's very easy to get caught up in the beauty, wonder and business of raising a human, especially in the...

Kari Edwards
March 31 2014

How To Get Back Into Yoga After Having A Baby

I searched in vain for articles that would help me build back up to my yoga practice after having a baby. I couldn't find anything that was helpful....

Eliza Whiteman
January 31 2014

Who Says You Can't Practice Yoga Pregnant?! (Amazing Slideshow)

The subject of this shoot, Amy Pastore, wrote the following about her participation in this project:

Robert Sturman
December 6 2013

8 Things I've Learned About Yoga Since Having A Baby

Almost a year ago to the day, I wrote an article about what it was like to practice yoga soon after having a baby. Now, one year into motherhood, not...

Liz Vartanian
November 25 2013

5 Fun Ways To Exercise When You're Pregnant

The more I work with pregnant women, the more I'm in awe of their strength, grace and determination to stay fit during their pregnancy for their own...

Roma van der Walt
September 24 2013