Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond

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DK, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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With step-by-step photos of classic yoga postures especially adapted for each trimester, this book demonstrates how the regular practice of yoga provides many physical and emotional benefits that can enhance the whole experience of parenting. Featuring a unique section of special yoga and relaxation exercises to do with or without the baby up to 16 weeks after birth, Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond is the only book that identifies the real benefits of yoga for both mother and baby throughout pregnancy and beyond.

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About the author (2004)

Fran├žoise Barbira Freedman is a medical anthropologist and yoga teacher, as well as a frequent lecturer on midwifery and women's health. Her pioneering interest in pregnancy and childbirth stems from her early anthropological studies in the Amazon. She has written a number of books on prenatal yoga, and is the founder of Birthlight, a charitable trust dedicated to promoting a sensitive approach to pregnancy, birth, and babies. She has four children.

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