Watch: Easy prenatal and postnatal yoga postures that can help reduce stress

Gunjan Kochhar, Kundalini and Hatha Yoga trainer A woman’s body does not just undergo physiological changes during pregnancy but also a lot of emotional and mental upheavals. Pregnancy leads to stress and anxiety, which, in turn, can affect the baby too. A study titled Systematic Review of Yoga for Pregnant Women: Current Status and Future Directions, suggests how fetal exposure to maternal stress “is a risk factor for adverse outcomes on the programming of the nervous system and brain morphology of fetuses, infants, and children.” One of the effective ways…

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