Here’s more insight into how yoga helps pregnant exercise enthusiasts. Chinese scientists conducted a meta-analysis of studies to determine the impact of yoga practice on delivery. Research highlights include evidence that practicing yoga supports higher rates of vaginal delivery and lower rates of premature delivery. Yoga may also play a role in shortening the first and second stages of labor and appears to have no negative fetal impact.

Look for the study in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practices (2020; 39 [101157]).

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