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Abstract: Investigators from the Prince of Songkla University examined the effects of a prenatal yoga program on maternal comfort, labour pain and birth outcomes by performing randomised controlled trial. Thirty minutes of yoga practice at least three times per week for the last 10-12 weeks of pregnancy is found to be effective means for facilitating maternal comfort during and after labour, decreasing pain during labour and shortening labour duration.

To cite this article: Hawrelak, Jason and Myers, Stephen. Yoga in Pregnancy [online]. Journal of Complementary Medicine: CM, The, Vol. 8, No. 2, Mar/Apr 2009: 59-60. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=672755781271600;res=IELHEA> ISSN: 1446-8263. [cited 05 May 16].

Personal Author: Hawrelak, Jason; Myers, Stephen; Source: Journal of Complementary Medicine: CM, The, Vol. 8, No. 2, Mar/Apr 2009: 59-60 Document Type: Journal Item ISSN: 1446-8263 Subject: Exercise for pregnant women; Pregnant women--Health and hygiene; Yoga--Health aspects; Affiliation: (1) Naturopath, NatMed Research, Natural and Complementary Medicine Research Unit, School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University
(2) Director, NatMed Research, Natural and Complementary Medicine Research Unit, School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University

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