Enhance your experience of pregnancy and birth with the meditative power of yoga. Step-by-step yoga postures specially adapted for each trimester, relaxation techniques and simple breathing exercises will show you how to adjust to the physical demands of labour and give birth with minimum strain. From conception to birth, help develop shared wellbeing, with the only guide to identify the real advantages of yoga for mother and baby.
Francoise Freedman, medical anthropologist at the University of Cambridge, is a mother of four and founder of Birthlight, an organization that promotes a sensitive approach to pregnancy, birth and babies through yoga. This is her first book with DK. Francoise lives in Cambridge.