5 Yoga Poses for Child Birth & Postpartum Recovery

5 Yoga Poses for Childbirth & Postpartum Recovery - Yoga Pose

How Can Yoga Help?

A 2015 controlled trial showed that yoga could be a complementary therapy for postpartum depression. It also may help with memory retention, relieve physical tension, reduce fatigue and better mental health.

Before starting a postpartum program, you should speak with your physician. Some physicians will recommend avoiding poses that focus on abs for two to three months postpartum, particularly if you’ve had a C-section. Once you have clearance, try these yoga poses for postpartum recovery.

Read on to learn five yoga poses to help with childbirth and postpartum pregnancy.

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