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Foot Stretches (Video)

Often in pregnancy women develop plantar fasciitis, which happens when the arches of the feet collapse.  This is more commonly known as “flat feet.” We’re going to show you two poses to stretch the feet to counter this phenomenon.  What we’re about to show you is also useful for improving balance in standing poses.

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Yoga and the Pregnant Body

With the growing popularity of yoga in the Western world, many people are turning to yoga as a safe and gentle way to exercise during pregnancy or to ease back into exercise during the postpartum time. But is all yoga created equally and are all kinds of yoga considered safe for the pregnant body?

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Easy Wall Flow (Video)

Welcome back to Yoga with Music City Doulas video yoga series. This week, we are focusing on easy yoga poses you can do with just one prop – a wall.

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Safe Ab Exercises for Pregnancy – Part 2 (Video)

Many women wonder about how they can keep their ab strength during pregnancy now that they are no longer able to do their typical abdominal routine of sit-ups, crunches, and, for some, even planks. We are going to share with you some safe and effective ab exercises you can do while pregnant.

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Safe Ab Exercises for Pregnancy – Part 1 (Video)

Many people worry about losing their ab strength when they get pregnant. The typical ab exercises like sit-ups, crunches, and planks can cause the abdominal muscles to separate, a condition called diastasis recti. Planks can also cause back pain from the weight of the uterus pulling on the ligaments that attach the uterus to the low back.

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Turning a Breech Baby, Maybe (Video)

Today, we are going to show you a few poses for relaxing key muscles to create space for a baby to turn when they are ready and if they want to. It is your job to relax and baby’s job to turn, so try not to stress out about it if it doesn’t happen right away. You are not in control of turning your baby. There is no evidence that shows your own position makes any difference in baby’s positions, but these positions work to relax the abdominal muscles, giving baby the space and leaving the decision up to them.

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Seated Hip Openers (Video)

A lot of us have tight hips, especially during pregnancy. Today, we are here to share with you a few poses to help loosen the hips, open the pelvis, and stretch the leg muscles.

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How To Use Your Birth Ball (Video)

A birth ball can be a wonderful tool to help you during pregnancy and labor, but many people don’t know how to use it. It ends up stashed away in another room collecting dust, unused. We want you to be able to put your ball to use!

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