Exercises to Relieve Back Ache during Pregnancy

Pretty much every pregnant woman suffers from some form of back pain. Here are 5 simple exercises to do daily which will relieve back pain. Also listen out for my 2 tips to help prevent back ache too!

Exercises start at 2mins 50 sec.

Enjoy

 

If you would like to learn more about freeing yourself from discomfort in Pregnancy, feeling strong, sleeping soundly, and feeling prepared for your labour, check out our comprehensive Online Prenatal Program.

 

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Strengthening Exercises for Pregnant Women with Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy can be pretty rotten. I experienced it for a while on my 2nd baby, but worked my way through it with some strengthening and stabilizing movements like these. 

 

Try to practice daily for best results. Take a look at the 7 - Week Online Prenatal Program for lots more detail to help you through your pregnancy and delivery. 

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Big love 

xx Helen xx

  

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How keeping fit during pregnancy is powerful for Mama!

I know you might be feeling exhausted and exercise is the last thing you feel like doing. However, exercising during pregnancy will actually give you more energy and that's only the start of the benefits!

  • Combat tiredness - as we mentioned, exercising will give you more energy and will increase the circulation in your body, and also reduces swelling
  • Exercise helps with the dreaded constipation also, by decreasing the time it takes food to move through the large intestine. 
  • By exercising you are strengthening many of the muscles around your back, therefore preventing back pain which is something most pregnant women suffer from.
  • Studies also suggest that exercise helps your sleep patterns by improving the quality of your sleep. 
  • All exercise boosts your mood and allows those lovely endorphins to flow!
  • It will prepare you for childbirth, giving you greater endurance. Some studies show that a fitter mother is more likely to have a shorter labour.
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Why would you bother with Yoga in Pregnancy?

prenatal yoga Jun 14, 2016

Good question!

This morning as I was working, I came across an interview Tracy Donegan did with Gail Tully from Spinning Babies (both wonderful ladies doing wonderful things). And I was so thrilled to hear the conversation very quickly turn to the awesomeness of Prenatal Yoga. Then Gail spoke this magnificent line:

Pregnancy Yoga is the new childbirth education

I squealed in delight shouting 'thank you'! I don't know who I was talking to?! So what did she mean by that? Well most ladies will come to me saying 'I've heard that yoga is good in pregnancy', or 'my doctor said it was good'. I'm just thrilled that this gorgeous lady is standing in front of me, not because it means dosh for me (you don't choose to become a yoga teacher if you want to be a millionaire!!!), but because she has just done the best thing she could possibly do for herself, her baby and her birthing experience. I don't say those words lightly. So why do the doctors and other professions think...

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