Third Trimester Yoga

Please read the following safety information before you begin your yoga practice

If you are experiencing fatigue, nausea and dizziness, it is best to wait until these subside before beginning this exercise program.

If you have any of the following conditions, you should not practice this program: pregnancy-induced hypertension, pre-term labor, pre-term leaking of amniotic fluid, history of miscarriage, cervical insufficiency, persistent second or third trimester bleeding, or low weight for age of baby.

If you have any of the following signs or symptoms, immediately stop the exercise program and consult your doctor: absent fetal movement, back pain, difficulty walking, dizziness, faintness, pain not related to workout discomfort, heart palpitations, pubic pain, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, uterine contractions, vaginal bleeding or fluid loss.

Each individual is different, so you should consult with your doctor before undertaking and while progressing through this program.  Neither this exercise program nor any other exercise program should be used as a substitute for professional medical care and/or treatment.

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2 thoughts on “Third Trimester Yoga

  1. By the last three months of her pregnancy, a mother is constantly aware of the baby inside her. Not only can she feel every kick and twist, but this little person is big enough to dramatically affect her body s functioning. A yoga class can provide an escape from both the physical and mental demands of the third trimester; the student can work on poses that relieve some of the strain on her body, and she can practice the mental focus required for giving birth.

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