Yoga in Pregnancy: An Examination of Maternal and Fetal Responses to 26 Yoga Postures

@article{Polis2015YogaIP,
  title={Yoga in Pregnancy: An Examination of Maternal and Fetal Responses to 26 Yoga Postures},
  author={Rachael L. Polis and Debra Gussman and Yen Hong Kuo},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={126},
  pages={1237–1241}
}
OBJECTIVE: To examine the acute maternal and fetal effects of yoga postures and suspected contraindicated postures in a prospective cohort of healthy pregnant women in the third trimester. METHODS: This was a prospective study that evaluated pregnant women between 35 0/7 and 37 6/7 weeks of gestation in a one-on-one yoga session. A baseline nonstress test, vital signs, and pulse oximetry were performed. Participants then assumed 26 yoga postures. Vital signs, pulse oximetry, tocometry, and… 
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