Yoga during pregnancy: effects on maternal comfort, labor pain and birth outcomes.

@article{Chuntharapat2008YogaDP,
  title={Yoga during pregnancy: effects on maternal comfort, labor pain and birth outcomes.},
  author={Songporn Chuntharapat and Wongchan Petpichetchian and Urai Hatthakit},
  journal={Complementary therapies in clinical practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          105-15
        }
}
This study examined the effects of a yoga program during pregnancy, on maternal comfort, labor pain, and birth outcomes. A randomized trial was conducted using 74-primigravid Thai women who were equally divided into two groups (experimental and control). The yoga program involved six, 1-h sessions at prescribed weeks of gestation. A variety of instruments were used to assess maternal comfort, labor pain and birth outcomes. The experimental group was found to have higher levels of maternal… CONTINUE READING
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