Kegel Exercise For Pregnant Women

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This exercise positions the baby in the womb and relieves pressure in pelvis region. It also provides relief from symptoms of sciatica.

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Downward Dog Calf Stretch:

• There is increased pressure in the pelvis and there is groin pain


• Helps to position the baby in the womb
• Reduces pelvis pressure
• Provides relief from symptoms of sciatica
• Prevents cramps in calf muscles

Exercise Technique:

1. Position yourself on hands and knees. Make sure that your
knees are hip width apart and hands are below the
2. Your spine should be in a straight line.
3. Plant your toes firmly in the non-slip mat.
4. Gently raise your knees of the mat.
5. Slowly touch your heels to the floor.
6. Hold for 8 counts and return to starting position
7. Repeat 4 times.
8. Remember to breathe normally throughout the exercise

Warning signs:

• Pain in the pelvis, vagina, or groin
• Abdominal discomfort
• Shortness of breath
• Leakage or bleeding from the vagina
• Dizziness
• Exceptional fetal activity


• Avoid exercising if you suffer from any medical condition
• This exercise help reduce back pain
• Do pre-natal exercises after the 12th week is complete
• Avoid exercising on an empty stomach


Komal Desai says:

This is downward facing dog not kegel exercise right? ? Title is
misleading. .kegels are where you contract your pelvic muscles

Homeveda Parenting says:

Exercise to reduce pressure in pelvis during pregnancy

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