Trying To Conceive Please Advice Yoga Asanas

by Usha
(London)

Hi

I am 27, and trying to conceive from 6 months. Never on medication till now. I have healthy eating habits. I have started practicing yoga from 2 weeks. Earlier I had irregular practice of yoga and aerobics.

Since I am trying to conceive, I am scared I may lose my unknown pregnancy (early pregnancy before missed period), if I practice yoga or any exercise like aerobics. Not sure it is a misconception but very much confused. Right now, I can do yoga asanas like gomukhasana, matasyasana, shashankasana, vakrasana, saravanghasana, utthanapadasana, dhanurasana and shavasana.

Can you please advice, which asanas I have to do to fulfill my purpose and which asanas should not be done to avoid the abdominal pressure.

Looking forward for your advice?

Thanks
Usha

Answer
You can stop doing aerobics and may continue with your regular yoga practice because regular practice of yoga is the ideal preparation for pregnancy.

However, it is advisable to add pranayama, yoga nidra and omkar chanting for complete relaxation. This will help you to stay happy and stress free.

Take eight hours of deep sleep for rejuvenation of body.

Avoid any situations that induce stress and do not worry at all.

Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Happy yogic life, all the best.

Warm regards
Daljit

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Nov 21, 2016
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Hot Yoga/Vinyasa Yoga
by: KJ

Hi,I am trying to conceive for the past 6 months and practicing hot yoga/Vinyasa Yoga regularly but no success yet. Yoga practice helps me to keep stress free and refreshing. Could these yoga prevent conception? Can I continue the practice as I practice 5 days a week?

Editors Note
Yoga practice should not prevent conception. You may continue to practice yoga. But what is your yoga sequence you follow and how much time do you do yoga. You may provide more details by filling consultation form.

Good luck
Daljit

Sep 06, 2016
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When trying to conceive
by: Anonymous

Hello,

I'm trying to conceive a baby from last 2 years. I want to start pranayama practice for conceive naturally. Can I start doing kapalbhati, anulom vilom, and surya namaskar while trying? Some one told me not to do kapalbhati during trying to conceive. Please suggest.
Thanks

Editors Note
You may include suryanamaskar, kapalabhati, anulom vilom and other yoga poses as part of your yoga sequence. You can contact me for specific personalised advice.

Hope this helps
Daljit

Sep 06, 2016
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yoga
by: Anonymous

Can I do chakki chalanasana yoga (grinding pose) while trying to conceive?

Editors Note
Yes you may do that.

Hope it helps
Daljit

Jun 29, 2016
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Sarvangasana while trying to conceive
by: Anonymous

Hi,

I am trying to conceive. Can I do sarvanghasana till I conceive? If I conceive, will sarvangasana which I would have done before missed period have bad effect on the fetus? Please advise. Is there any yogasana which should be avoided while trying to conceive?

Editors Note
Yes you can do sarvanghasana till you conceive. Once you conceive then you can do simple yoga poses and do more of rhythmic, anulom vilom breathing breathing and relaxation.

Hope it helps
Daljit

Jan 26, 2016
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Trying to conceive
by: Anonymous

Hello,

I'm 39 years old and am trying to conceive. I've had 2 miscarriages last year within a gap of around 6 months. I had been doing yoga and meditation from many years, but over the last two years i.e, after marriage I've not been able to continue yoga. Again though I've begun regular yoga practice since last six months. I am also trying to conceive, but have not been successful yet. I thought yoga would help me to conceive. I do feel the difference as in being more active and feel the pelvic muscles have become strong, but no good news as yet. Is it okay for me to continue with the yoga for my age? Does it cause any delay in conception if I do yoga at this age? Please let me know.
Thanks and Regards,

Editors Note
1. You may continue doing yoga till pregnancy is confirmed. Yoga practice will help you in conceiving.
2. You need to do yoga poses, yoga breathing and meditation.
3. Reduce weight if overweight and eat healthy.
4. Practice meditation to reduce stress levels and achieve complete relaxation.

Hope it helps
Daljit

Jul 07, 2015
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by: Anonymous

Hello

I am trying to conceive,I have been practicing yoga. Can I continue specifically with surya namaskara which I do for 10 times per day?
Thank You

Editors Note
You can continue to practice surya namaskar while trying to conceive.

Warm regards
Daljit

May 20, 2014
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Asanas
by: Anonymous

Dear Daljit,

You have been mentioning quite frequently " to avoid asanas that are not recommended during pregnancy ". But Could you please list out which are the asanas?

Also would like to know the "Asanas to avoid" while trying to conceive or while expecting a Postive sign (in the coming last week of the cycle). Please explain in detail - What asanas to be stopped and if yes, from when. Thank you so very much. Your reply shall help many women who pray to conceive and to be cautious during unknown preg. Namaste !!

Editors Note
While trying to conceive, there is no restriction on asana and pranayama. Once pregnancy is confirmed, do yoga under guidance of a yoga teacher who can guide you depending on your physical strength and proficiency in yoga.

Hope it helps
Daljit

Aug 07, 2013
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I am trying to concieve
by: Anonymous

I am also trying for pregnancy. My question is can I do all yoga asanas if I am trying for conceive.
I am doing all asana like dhanurasana and halasana. Can these asanas hamper my unknown pregnancy? Suppose I am doing yoga and during this I become pregnant.


Editors Note

In case you are already doing these asanas, you can continue with your yoga sequence. In addition to yoga asanas, practice pranayama and do proper rest and relaxation in shavasana at the end of your yoga practice. If time permits practice yoga nidra also.

When your pregnancy is confirmed, you can avoid asanas that are not recommended during pregnancy.

All the best.

Namaste
Daljit

Feb 17, 2013
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Practise of Yoga - when trying to conceive
by: Vasundhara

I have doubt with regard to practising of yoga when I am planning to conceive.

I am practising yoga. The postures are first I will start padmasana,butterfly pose - Bhadrasana, Vajrasana,Paschimotanasana, Bhujangasana, Bow pose,body twisting(sorry for not), Chakrasana, Ardha Chakrasana, Sethu Bandh, Fish pose, Yoga Nidra and Shavasana. This is followed by Pranayamam (Alom Vilom and Kapalabhati).

So my question is I am right now planning to conceive. So shall I continue practising yoga during the period from the day when my periods got missed (which might have got missed even for getting pregnancy) until conformation from doctor.

Editors Note

You can continue with your yoga sequence.
When your pregnancy is confirmed by the doctor, you can avoid asanas that are not recommended during pregnancy.

Hope this helps. All the best.

Warm regards
Daljit

Nov 09, 2011
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Miscarriage and Yoga
by: EmilyB

Hello

I have just stated an Ashtanga yoga class twice a week following 2 miscarriges in 6 months. The doctors have said there is no reason for them happening.

We are starting to try to conceive again but I wanted to know if there are any particular moves you suggest and the frequency of yoga practice I should be aiming for.

Thanks
E.

Editors Note

I will suggest be very regular in your yoga practice and practice yoga for reducing stress and relaxation. Do more of deep breathing, alom vilom pranayama and yoga nidra.

Hope this helps
Daljit

Aug 05, 2011
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I am trying to get pregnent but I have the problem with my period
by: Anonymous

I have being trying for 3 months now,but I am on medication now until next week the gynecologist given me. So he says I must wait until next month then we will see.



Editors Note
Practice yoga for relaxation. Be disciplined in your eating to reduce weight. All the best.

Jul 09, 2011
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Thanks
by: Anonymous

Namaste

Thank you very much. I have noticed stress and worry in my life. I will do pranayama and yoga regularly to get rid off stress.

Thank you very much.

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