I love to do Yoga. During pregnancy, Yoga is beneficial for both mother and baby.
Hello all. I hope your pregnancies are going well. Exercise during pregnancy if your doctor has said okay to this is an excellent idea. Not only does it help keep our body healthy, it helps keep our mind centered as well. Here is an article for those wanting to exercise during pregnancy. https://www.medhelp.org/pregnancy-health/articles/Pregnancy-Fitness-Exercises-for-Beginners/2220
Here is a general article on benefits of exercising during pregnancy. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-and-exercise/art-20046896
Yes, doing yoga during pregnancy will be beneficial for both the mother and the baby. It will help to relax and provides physical needs of pregnancy, birth, and labor. However, while doing yoga you must take care that yoga does not cause any harm to your pregnancy. Here are some Yoga asanas for your pregnancy.
For first trimester – Tadasana, Majariasana, Uttanasana, Shavasana
For second trimester – Virbhadrasana, Meru Aksharshanasan, Utthanasan, Vajrasan
For third trimester – Pranayam, Utkatasana, Trikonasana
It has been seen that yoga is safe for a pregnant woman however before starting a prenatal yoga you must consult with your doctor.
I didn't do yoga but know that there are classes and videos directed at the pregnant woman to do it. I walked a lot and lifted light weights when pregnant.