Coronavirus is considered to be a family of viruses that can cause a range of illness in humans which include common cold, high fever, vomiting, breathing difficulties which can be life-threatening also. The deadly outbreak of this virus in the world is declared by the government as a pandemic global emergency. Doctors are advising to boost our immunity to fight against the virus. They are advising to stay sanitized always. Many doctors are recommending yoga and medications to boost our immunity system. During such a crucial situation, pregnant women should be extra careful and should take care of themselves more. Here, we will discuss 7 easy yoga poses for pregnant ladies to boost their immunity, stay fit and healthy and to fight against the coronavirus.
Let’s know first the other benefits of yoga for pregnant ladies.
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Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women
This kind of yoga is called Prenatal yoga. It can be a great way to prepare for childbirth and stay healthy. There is nothing better than yoga and medication for pregnant ladies to build their immune system and fight against coronavirus anxiety. Let’s have a look at the other yoga benefits for pregnant women.
1) One of the worst experience of pregnancy is a constant sense of nausea and morning sickness. Daily yoga can help you to prevent such problems during pregnancy. Yoga can help you in improving your sleep quality and duration.
3) Yoga is considered to be helpful in increasing the strength, your flexibility, endurance of muscles that needed for childbirth. Yoga helps also to boost circulation and with fluid retention.
4) According to studies, prenatal yoga is designed to help pregnant women on specific muscles and stretching which will aid in the birthing process. Prenatal yoga generally works on medication, coping techniques and deep breathing. Daily yoga helps a woman’s body to loosen and relax.
The following are the 7 best yoga poses for pregnant women to boost their immunity and fight against the coronavirus.
Top 7 Yoga Poses for Pregnant Women to Boost Immunity
To do this asana, you need to stand erect with feet 24 inches apart. You can do this with the support of the wall. After that, raise your hand up and try to keep your elbow straight. Give a good upward stretch, bend sideward while inhaling, towards your left side. Come back while exhaling and then put your hands down. Repeat it with the other side.
This yoga pose will also help you to boost your immunity if you’re pregnant. To do this, you need to sit erect with the fit, and stretch parallel. Firstly, inhale and raise your arms at shoulder level. Secondly, exhale while twisting your body from waist towards your right, moving head and hands to the same side. Try not to bend your knees. Swing back your arms. After that, inhale and come back to your previous position. Repeat it with the other side also.
If you want to do this asana, you need to strengthen abdominal, thighs and pelvic muscles. After that, try to lie down on your back, strengthen your legs, and keep your knees together. Then, fold your right leg in the knee and breathe normally. Hold the position for a few seconds, and repeat the same on the other side. After completing your asana, strengthen your leg.
At first, you need to strengthen your pelvic region and inner thighs. Try to sit on the mat and stretch fully your legs. Now, form a ‘Namaste’ with your feet and make sure that your legs should be in contact with the mat while doing this. After that, sit erect, but without leaning forward. Try to place your hands on your thighs. Hols this position until you’re comfortable.
This particular asana will improve your body posture and give relief to your back. For doing this asana, you need to sit on a mat in sukhasana posture. Make sure that you sit straight, raise your arm while inhaling, and form a ‘Namaste’ with the help of your palms. Try to keep your elbows straight and hands near to your ears. Hold this position for a few seconds and come back to your original position. Repeat it.
At first, strengthen your pelvic and thigh muscles. Stand erect with feet 12 inches apart. Try to keep your parallel. Then, raise your arms and heels at shoulder level while inhaling for 2 seconds. After that, exhale slowly and sit in a squat pose on your toes. You can also stand by keeping your feet flat normally on the ground. Keep your hands in the same position, get up slowly while inhaling and try to stand on your toes. Then, exhale while keeping your hands and heels down simultaneously.
This particular asana will help you to relieve your tension. To do this asana, you need to lie down on your back firstly and strengthen you’re both legs. Try to keep your body in one line and knees, feet together. Keep your feet point upward. Rest your both hands on the sides. Then, raise your hands while inhaling and rest them on the floor, stretch them upward. Try to push your toes out simultaneously. Raise your hands again while exhaling and come back to your normal position. Repeat it by taking small breaks.
The above-mentioned yoga poses will surely help you to boost your immunity system and to fight against the deadly coronavirus during your pregnancy. But there are certain asanas, which can’t be continued after seven months of pregnancy, so if you’re feeling uncomfortable while doing any of these yoga asanas, you should stop immediately. If you have an asthma problem, then you should not hold yours during the yoga practice. Try to practice these yoga poses daily to keep yourself healthy, feet, immune always.