Author: Deb

02 Mar Placenta Previa and Prenatal Yoga

Last Friday's class was a bit challenging in juggling the myriad of issues present in class. Amongst the typical aches and pains, there were a few cases that needed a bit extra attention: two students were suffering with acid reflux, a hand full had...

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23 Feb Balancing Motherhood with Work and Life- the Great Delusion!

When I was pregnant, I fantasized about life after baby and how it would all work out. Here is the picture I had envisioned: I would have some leisure time with our new baby- taking walks in the park and meeting other new...

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20 Feb Are You Getting The Right Nutrition While Breastfeeding?

I found that a great deal of attention and information was given to me while pregnant about receiving proper nutrition. However, upon entering the postpartum phase, all I heard was "make sure you get enough water to compensate for the fluids lost while breastfeeding."...

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10 Feb Relax into the Restorative Pose!

The average pregnant woman is very capable of a doing a challenging asana practice that can build confidence and stamina. However, it is important to strike a balance by also practicing gentler, more restful poses that teach her how to soften and surrender when she...

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29 Dec Prenatal Yoga: What Poses Can I Do?

After last night's class, a new student asked me about some of the poses we had practiced. She was confused that we did some twisting poses because she thought that twisting was off limits during pregnancy. She also told me how good it...

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08 Dec Trying to Avoid A Cesarean Birth

The World Health Organization recommends that the cesarean section rate should range between 5-10% for a healthy outcome for both mother and baby. So why is the national rate hovering over 30%, and what can be done to help lower this sky rocketing epidemic? ...

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