by Ila Asthana
We recommend all those women who want to conceive to try these the best five yoga poses to increase the prospective of fertility and pregnancy
Pregnancy and motherhood is one of the most precious and joyful experience that every woman dreams about in her life. Unfortunately, some women are unable to feel this unparalleled emotion of life. Hoping, trying, disappointment, and the circle of life continues for women who go through the struggle of getting pregnant. And the modern-day lifestyle which is mixed with anxiety, depression, lack of sleep, stress, etc., has been a huge reason for the fertility issues in women.
Yoga is the only solution to get rid of the increasing fertility issues in women. Yoga poses, or asanas help with stress management and keep the body, calm, improve the fertility in the most natural way. None of the yoga poses guarantee conception, but it can definitely improve the chances of pregnancy and solve the fertility issues. These 5 yoga poses increase the blood circulation, reduce tension, mood swings, depression, strengthens and stretches of the back and spine muscles.
Here are the best 5 yoga poses that increase fertility in women. We are sharing the instructions that you could follow to practice. Try it out every day, especially in the early hours of the day, to see the real changes in your body.
1. Butterfly Pose – Baddha Konasana:
Butterfly pose or commonly referred as Baddha Konasana, is an apt asana to stretch the inner thighs, groins, and knees, leading to the flexibility of the muscles in that specific region. Removes menstrual discomfort and balances the intestine and bowel movement.
Instructions: Get your spine erect and sit with your legs spread out. Bring the legs inside towards the pelvis. Ensure the soles of the legs touch each other. Grab your feet tightly with your hands. You can bring the heels close to the inner thighs. Breath in and out as you move the knees inside and outside towards the floor. Always stay gently when you press them downward. Start flapping both the legs up and down, just like the wings of a butterfly. Slowly increase and decrease your speed. You must feel stretch in the inner thighs and pelvic region. Straighten the legs out in front of you and relax.
2. Cobra Pose – Bhujangasana:
Instruction: Get on the ground on your tummy. Legs must be close to each other and hands on the side, close to the thighs. Lift your upper body from the floor and stretch as much as possible towards the back. Take a deep breath, and inhale as you move the upper body back. Slowly exhale as you bring it back to the starting position. Repeat ten times every day.
3. Seated Forward Fold – Paschimottanasana:
This asana, which is referred to Paschimottanasana, is also called as Seated Forward Fold pose. The main aim of this pose is to stretch the lower back muscles, hips, arms and under thigh muscles. It boosts and reignites the vital organs such as intestine, uterus, stomach, etc. And also plays a significant part to reduce management.
Instruction: Sit on the floor with legs stretched and toes pointing towards you. Breathe in and stretch your arms over your head and bend the back gently and touch the sides of your feet and exhale. Try to stay in the position in the for two to three minutes. Inhale and come back to the straight sitting position. Practice at least 6-8 times each day.
4. Reclining Bound Angle – Supta Baddha Konasana:
Get the inner thighs and pelvic muscles strengthened by this beautiful and healthy yoga pose which is called as reclining bound angle or Supta Baddha Konasana. If you are having menstrual cramps, bloating or stress, this yoga pose is recommended by the yoga professionals.
Instructions: Lay down straight back on the floor. Your palms must touch each other, above your head, facing upwards. Bend the knees upwards and ensure both the soles touch with each other and make a cute little butterfly wing. Stay in the same position for approximately 5 minutes. Repeat this asana for 4-5 times each day.
5. Legs Up the Wall – Viparita Karani:
This pose or the Viparita Karani asana is the best to ensure blood circulation is always appropriate throughout the body. This pose also drastically increases the chances of conception by relaxing in this posture after the intercourse.
Instructions: Lie on the floor with your back and legs stretched straight. Gently lift the legs in the 90-degree position and hold it up straight as long as possible. Inhale as you go up and exhale as you come down. Repeat the steps 7-9 times in a day, to get the maximum effect in the body.
Get a natural and holistic fertility treatment without burning your bank. Having said that, we recommend the couples to also consult the doctor as well along with this practice at home.
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