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Is it safe to do yoga while pregnant

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yoga is good exercise during pregnancy especially if you have been familiar with this prior to pregnancy. Like with any other exercise, it is always g ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yoga is a great exercise program for pregnancy. Most instructors can alter the work out slightly for you. Some offer specific prenatal yoga classes as ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Yoga is a wonderful exercise routine for pregnancy, but Bikram yoga is usually done in a hot environment. This can lead to excessive dehydration and ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes if tolerated: Use social distancing, wash surfaces and avoid close contact. An outdoor format may be better for exercising during this time.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
I don't think so: The sensitivity to light and sound are common and both of these criteria must be present if used for the diagnosis of migraine. Another important char ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: Yoga is a great way to stay flexible and active during pregnancy, especially during the morning sickness of the first trimester.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure.: Prenatal stretching and yoga classes should be a safe activity for most pregnant women without physical disabilities, provided they are well supervise ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Prenatal yoga is safe in throughout all of pregnancy. There may be certain moves or positions that you find yourself unable to do but adjustments can ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Gonzalez Gamez
Specializes in General Practice
Some yoga : You can do some yoga postures but not all of them. For example , I don’t suggest you to turn upside down ...
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew John
22 years experience in Podiatry
No: Although yoga may be performed by someone who has a broken toe, the motions of the foot and balance needed to perform yoga would typically stress the ... Read More
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