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What postures and asanas are now allowed to do for pregnant women?

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Yoga Instructor

Forward bending which puts pressure on abdomen is not recommended.

Yoga Teacher

There are specific asanas for pregnant women...which has to be practices under professional guidance...For pregnant women forward bending asanas cannot be done. ..or anything which has pressure in stomach cannot be done

Yoga Instructor

Asanas that give pressure on Abdomen should be avoided. It would be best to Practice, Bhadra Asab, Upavesana, Veer Bhadra Asan, Setu Bandh Asan, Vakra Asan lying on the floor, Ardh Hala Asan with wall support, Anulom Vilom Pranayama all this will be very benefical to a pregnant women.

Yoga Trainer

Please never practice any yogasana without proper training


Depends on the number of months at which she is carrying. Pregnant women should practice under the guidance of an expert Yoga Trainer. However, Anulom Vilom pranayam & meditation can be practiced.


Only savasana is a safe posture for a pregnant woman. And why you want to do asana during pregnancy? Try pranayam and other relaxing methods.


Naturopathy and Yoga Consultant

simple asanas like tadasana,trikonasana ,veerabhadrasana 1,veerabhadrasana2,vajrasana

u can do vadraasan.


It depends upon the pregnancy period. Usually after 3 months we must avoid physically challenging asanas like Surya Namaskar and others.

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