Prenatal Yoga: Open Gate Pose
Parighasana variation : open gate pose This variation of gate pose frees the spine and hips for breath and life to flow. The spine is twisted, but belly is not, preserving safe space for your baby. High kneeling, extend right leg, foot in line with left knee, toes facing forward. Extend your arms out from shoulders and follow an exhalation to reach right fingertips to the floor outside of the left knee. Right arm extends overhead. Stretch along the right leg, rooting down.
Useful Homeopathic Remedies for Morning Sickness by Angelika Koch
Nausea during pregnancy can be miserable. Usually associated with the first three or four months of pregnancy it can, for some poor unfortunates, last most of the nine months. In some women it occurs only in the morning but in others lasts all day and even night. Discomfort usually eases off by the third or fourth month, but not always. Homeopathic remedies can be very helpful to a woman with morning sickness and are safe to take during pregnancy. The causes were commonly tho
Postpartum Care by Tovia Safford
Most intact cultures acknowledge postpartum as a vulnerable time. Special, traditional, nourishing customs are practiced to ensure a full recovery. In India, for example ,there is an ancient, intact, detailed medical text which provides us with a great knowledge of what actually happens in the body of a new mother and numerous, simple ways to avoid the imbalances, that our western culture consider normal problems. Ayurveda explains that when the fetus is in the womb the earth