Stress and Pregnancy: How To Cope

Many pregnant women are under stress. Coping with stress in pregnancy is important to improve pregnancy outcome. ... read more »

Solutions For Improved Fertility: Give Up Stress and Self-Induced Pressure

Stress plays a huge effect on people's overall health. Besides that, it has been proven that a woman's stress levels can play a big role in conceiving a child as well as in the development of the child if she is already pregnant. ... read more »

Yoga and Meditation Genetically Tame Stress of Infertility

A psychiatrist is using modern genetic technologies to track changes in the body that occur when individuals engage in yoga and meditation for just a few minutes a day. ... read more »

January Jones: Healthy Pregnancy with Prenatal Yoga

January Jones, affectionately known as Betty Draper for her critically acclaimed role in the AMC series, 'Mad Men,' is the latest A-lister to jump on the prenatal yoga bandwagon. ... read more »

Prenatal Yoga: Lateral Bending Half-Moon Pose

Half Moon pose stretches the upper body and strengthens the core. It also lengthens and aligns the spine. The pose is great as a warm-up, in order to prepare the back for deeper stretching and posture work.   ... read more »

Alyssa Milano Goes to Prenatal Yoga

Alyssa Milano is pregnant & does prenatal yoga to keep healthy! Prenatal yoga is a gentle but effective method of exercise, stretching, & relaxation that is suitable for all pregnant women. ... read more »

Is Yoga Safe During Pregnancy?

During the first few months of pregnancy, traditional yoga poses are completely safe but you may have to make modifications as your pregnancy progresses. ... read more »

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga, which consists of supported relaxation postures held for a prolonged period of time, provides the body and mind with a designated time for healing, rest, and integration. ... read more »

How to Relax During Pregnancy in 12 Steps

Many women find it hard to relax during pregnancy. Our 12-step program teaches you how to relax better. ... read more »

Prenatal Yoga – Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair pose is a challenging leg and back strengthening pose. As its name indicates, the position of the practitioner is like that of sitting in a chair. In early pregnancy this pose is excellent for strengthening the legs in preparation for the extra weight they will soon need to carry. ... read more »

Prenatal Yoga – Tree Pose (Vrksasana)

Tree pose is primarily a balancing pose, which is also great for concentration and fun. Practicing balance is important for maintaining/improving sensory-motor function and coordination, and is essential to exercise throughout your life. ... read more »

Is Baby Yoga Safe?

During your pregnancy you probably heard a lot of recommendations for prenatal yoga. While it’s a major trend right now, it’s not all based on mindless hype. Yoga is an excellent way to reduce stress, and it can relieve many aches and pains. ... read more »

Hatha Yoga to Relieve Lumbopelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Researchers from the UNICAMP School of Medicine in Sao Paulo completed a randomized trial comparing effectiveness of Hatha yoga and postural orientation. Both groups actively participated in their particular group for 10 weeks. ... read more »

Turn to Yoga During Pregnancy for Less Stress, Healthier Mom and Baby

Pregnancy can be one of the most joy-filled stages of life but many women are too stressed out to enjoy it to its fullest. Many doctors suggest yoga to their anxiety-ridden pregnant patients. ... read more »

Periconception Tip #7: Relax

Periconception tip #7 that will help you improve your pregnancy chances and have a healthy baby: ... read more »

Breathing Practice – Dirgha Pranayama (or three part breath)

Dirgha (deer-guh) pranayama is a yoga breathing practice which calms the body and mind through deep, lung-filling inhalations and exhalations. It is safe and highly recommended for pregnant women and women trying to conceive. ... read more »

Top 5 Ways to Combat Stress During Pregnancy

Research authors and experts are consistently writing informed articles and publishing medical journal entries on the overall effects of stress on the body. Stress offers no positive effects on overall health for any person, let alone a pregnant woman. ... read more »

Pilates Exercises for Pregnancy

Doing Pilates during pregnancy can strengthen your tummy and pelvic floor muscles. It’ll reduce back pain, improve balance, and foster relaxation. ... read more »

Prenatal/Restorative Yoga - Child’s Pose (Garbhasana)

Child's pose (garbhasana) is a great hip opener and spine lengthener. It can be very relaxing and grounding ... read more »

Prenatal Yoga – Cat/Cow Stretches

The cat/cow stretches are perfect for warming up the body and creating length and mobility in the spine. The poses can be used on their own to alleviate back strain or pain, as well as in preparation for a yoga posture (asana) practice.   ... read more »

Prenatal Yoga – Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

The bridge pose stretches the chest, neck, and spine and strengthens the legs. It is said to assist digestion, calm the brain and alleviate stress. The pose can also be modified. ... read more »

How to Build Mindfulness in Pregnancy

According to clinical psychologist Ramani Durvasula, there is no better time to build mindfulness than during pregnancy — especially because it can become a habit before your bundle of joy arrives. ... read more »

How prenatal yoga helped me during pregnancy

The breathing and relaxation techniques taught in prenatal yoga helped me to practice for the breathing techniques required during labor as well as aided me in learning to manage the labor pains. ... read more »

Dr Oz Thinks It’s Time For You to Let Go

Men fighting fertility problems are often faced with a huge amount of information about changes they can make to increase fertility naturally. Some experts believe these changes are nothing more than a hoax and others use these changes as a cornerstone for natural fertility treatments. ... read more »

Carpal Tunnel during Pregnancy

You’ve probably heard of carpal tunnel syndrome before, and you probably thought that only people who spend all day typing on a computer were at risk for it. However, the people who type all day aren’t the only ones at risk for the condition. Becoming pregnant actually puts you at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome as well. ... read more »

Chiropractic Care during Pregnancy

Back pain is extraordinarily common in pregnancy, and it’s no wonder why. Your center of gravity is off, and you’re carrying the extra weight of a growing baby. ... read more »

Gisele Bundchen Puts Herself First!

Not only is Gisele an environmental activist, businesswoman andinternational fashion icon ' she is an amazing mother, something shesays she accomplishes by putting her needs first! ... read more »