4C: Child's Pose (Cat/Cow Sequence) - 5 Yoga Moves That Strengthen Your Body for Birth | Fit Pregnancy - Fit Pregnancy

5 Yoga Moves That Strengthen Your Body for Birth

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

[A]. Kneel on all fours, abdominals drawn in. Inhale and gently arch your back, tipping your tailbone up, eyes looking up toward the sky (previous slide).

[B]. Exhale and round your back as you tuck your chin in toward your chest (this slide).

[C]. Sit back on your heels into Child's Pose and relax for 1 breath (next slide).

Repeat sequence 10 times. Remain in Child's Pose for 5 slow breaths to cool down.

You can use this move during labor.

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By Teri Hanson & Jennifer Barrett
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