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5 Yoga Moves That Strengthen Your Body for Birth

The modified moves taught in prenatal yoga are both safe and beneficial to expectant moms.

To warm up your muscles, most yoga sequences start with this pose: Stand with feet farther than hip-width apart, knees slightly bent and toes pointed straight ahead, your palms touching at "heart center" (in front of your chest). Close your eyes and breathe deeply

[A] . Inhale and sweep your arms out and overhead, bending back slightly (next slide).
[B] Exhale and stand upright, returning your hands to your heart center [A].
Repeat for 10 full breaths.

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By Teri Hanson & Jennifer Barrett
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