Pregnancy is a time of change and transformation. It is often met with many varying emotions, from excitement to fear, stress, sickness, joy and even heartbreak. For first time mums, the journey through pregnancy will be one of her own. A unique unfolding from maiden to mother through physical transformation as well as mind and soul. Yoga and yogic based practises are a wonderful way to create a positive birth and labour and to provide support through the trimesters. For those who are regular yogis, bringing the joy of yoga into your pregnancy can be a fulfilling extension of their practise. Yoga in itself can support you from the beginning stages of trying to conceive, through your trimesters, labour and in post-pregnancy too.
Let’s look at various tools under the yogic umbrella that you can dip into for support during this time -