Bringing new life and love into this world can be the greatest miracle of all. Although, carrying the weight of that little miracle can put a lot of pain and stress on a woman’s body. Here are five prenatal poses all expecting mothers should know to relieve pregnancy pains.
With a baby on the way, it can feel like you are in constant preparation and chaos. Find balance with Triangle Pose as you stretch the side body and shoulders, and bring energy and strength to the legs and hips.
Got the new mommy jitters? Child’s Pose slows down the mind to ease your anxieties and give naseau relief. Place a pillow underneath your torso to support your pregnant belly.
Cat Cow Pose
According to the American Pregnancy Association, 50-70% of women experience back pain during their pregnancy. For all those ladies out there struggling to find relief, Cat Cow Pose is perfect for you! Gently rocking from these positions works like a lullaby, relieving tension in the spine by safely shifting the weight of the baby.
Extended Side Angle Pose
Motherhood is within your reach and while you’re excited, you may be feeling a little sluggish too. Encouraging strength in the legs and hips and a deep stretch in the side body, Extended Side Angle Pose works the whole body to gain energy and strength.
Feeling swollen and fatigued? The elevation in this pose is perfect for relieve swelling in pregnant bodies. If you are experiencing back pain, consider using a pillow to create a more angled position in this position.