YogaJanda Pregnancy and Yoga Blog
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For expectant moms, finding the best and most suitable exercise can be difficult because their bodies undergo a lot of changes, daily. Staying fit and healthy while pregnant can alleviate symptoms such as swelling, fatigue, and back pain. Prenatal Yoga is now one of...read more
Prenatal yoga is one highly recommended activity for pregnant women who want to prepare for childbirth. It can improve the strength and flexibility of your muscles, and develop proper breathing during labor.
The most common cause of nipple pain while breastfeeding is a Poor Latch. If you have sore nipples and you see any of these 11 sign of a poor latch, you need to see a certified lactation consultant (ICBLC).
If you pay close attention, you can see these 8 signs that labor is about to start soon. Then you’ll know. You’ll be holding your baby soon!
Once you hit that 5month mark in your pregnancy, you can start to feel your growing baby move inside the uterus. At first it feels like a little butterfly floating around in your belly. Ah! But then that miraculous feeling of those first real kicks and stretches of a...read more
If She Can Do It, So Can I My mom is not a particularly big woman. In fact, she is petite. However, she gave birth to two very big babies. My sister was born at over 10 pounds, and I was just under 10 pounds. I knew that I was probably going to give birth to a big...read more
Mom - JENNY'S STORY: Paul and I are overjoyed to have had our little man at home with us for his first Christmas! Everett was born 12/22/2018 at 11:29 a.m. He was one week late- and I didn't realize how difficult waiting for labor to start would be! I spent that...read more
Doctors say that pregnant women should stay active during those nine months and engage in some kind of light physical activity as it will keep them energetic and fresh. While some exercises can be very demanding and can harm the baby, yoga is a gentle form of physical...read more
When interventions are used during labor and birth, there are many risks to maternal safety, not to mention safety for your baby. You may think that induction of labor, another intervention, is standard for a lot of women. So many women in my childbirth classes and...read more
Most women are unaware that, in some circumstances, they can say, “No Thank You” to an induction of labor. But sometimes you may not have a choice and you must agree to what your doctor or midwife suggests for medical reasons. But How Will You Know Induction is the...read more